Usual working hours

The concept of usual working hours applies to all employees (salaried and self-employed). These are the hours worked in a normal working week with no particular episode (public holiday, leave, illness, or unusual overtime, etc.).

Usual working hours include all usual overtime and exclude all usual absences.

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