Gallagher and others v Alpha Catering Services Ltd (t/a Alpha Flight Services) [2005] IRLR 102 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Case round up

    Date:
    1 March 2005

    Sally Logan and Polly Meudell of Addleshaw Goddard bring you comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and provide advice on what to do about them.

  • Gallagher and others v Alpha Catering Services Ltd

    Date:
    1 February 2005

    In Gallagher and others v Alpha Catering Services Ltd [2005] IRLR 102 CA, the Court of Appeal held that airline catering workers are not excluded from the right to rest breaks by virtue of the Working Time Regulations, regulation 21(c).

  • Working time: Periods of 'downtime' are not rest breaks

    Date:
    28 January 2005

    In Gallagher and others v Alpha Catering Services Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that, for the purposes of reg. 21(c) of the Working Time Regulations 1998, it is the worker's activities, not the activities of the employer's business, that are relevant when considering the need for continuity of service or production.