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Do the Post Office pay breaks?

Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks at the Post Office.

Retailers who pay breaks include Sofology, Renault and IKEA.

Last updated 25 January, 2022

How we know this

Based on 129 job reviews from people who work at the Post Office.

74% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Which retailers pay breaks?

  1. Sofology Breaks are paid
    7.3
  2. Renault Breaks are paid
    7.2
  3. IKEA Breaks are paid
    7.1
  4. Harrods Breaks are paid
    7.0
  5. Ocado Breaks are paid
    6.9
  6. Lyreco Breaks are paid
    6.9
  7. Dreams Breaks are paid
    6.6
  8. Waterstones Breaks are paid
    6.6
  9. QVC Breaks are paid
    6.2
  10. Oak Furniture Land Breaks are paid
    6.2

What people are saying about sick pay at the Post Office

  • Best thing

    Co worker

    Worst thing

    Lack of space and no proper breaks on a 10 hour shift

    3.1

    Post Office Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    The employees are all friendly and so is the boss.
    Customers are sometimes nice .

    Worst thing

    Don’t get paid for breaks

    7.6

    Post Office Sales assistant/cashier, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The job and the people who we serve

    Worst thing

    Short staffed no breaks

    2.1

    Post Office Post person, October 2020