The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has declared Friday, 25 February 'Work Your Proper Hours' day and are encouraging workers to send their boss a timely reminder to mark the occasion.
Workers who wish to send the following message simply log onto the TUC's website www.workyourproperhoursday.com and submit their manager's email address:
'Morning, Boss! Someone in your team has asked us to let you know that it's Work Your Proper Hours Day today.
"February 25 is on average the first day that people who do unpaid overtime would get paid if they did all their extra hours at the start of the year.
'It's an opportunity for every manager to say thank you to their staff for their hard work and commitment, and maybe even buy them an after work drink after leaving work at the proper time for once. And if i...