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#275  Jun 15, 2018    email version


Is it legal for the company to offset the paid annual leave by advancing the off-duty time to half of hour earlier each day?


Our company intends to stipulate that all employees can get off duty half an hour earlier each day, which will offset the paid annual leave of the year. Would you tell me if it is legal?

雇佣动态 / Employment Express
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