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Last updated on 28 November 2018
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Employees have the right to take 'reasonable' time off work for governor duties. Read about the rules, check that your profession isn't exempt, and learn what to do if you're having problems with your employer.

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  1. The rules: in summary
  2. Check whether your job is exempt
  3. Agree what is 'reasonable' time off
  4. If you're having difficulties with your employer

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