Working time

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  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations amend the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005 by replacing references to the 1985 EEC Regulation with corresponding references to the 2006 EC Regulation.

  • First Hampshire & Dorset Ltd v Feist and others

    Date:
    30 January 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In First Hampshire & Dorset Ltd v Feist and others EAT/0510/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that bus drivers are not entitled to a rigid 11 hours' rest in each 24-hour period, but instead should be given regular but undefined rest periods so as to prevent them injuring themselves or others through fatigue.

  • If an employee works for six hours a day is he or she entitled to a rest break?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • McLean v Rainbow Homeloans Ltd

    Date:
    10 October 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    In McLean v Rainbow Homeloans Ltd [2007] IRLR 14 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employee was unfairly dismissed for asserting a statutory right when he refused to work extra hours that would have been a breach of the Working Time Regulations 1998.

  • UK working time guidelines infringe EU law

    Date:
    1 October 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    On 7 September 2006, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that government guidelines accompanying the UK's Working Time Regulations are liable to render the right of workers to daily and weekly rest periods meaningless because they do not oblige employers to ensure that workers actually take the minimum rest periods.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 to confirm that the definition of offshore work includes work performed in the British sector of the Continental Shelf (except in an area or part of an area of the Continental Shelf in which the law of Northern Ireland applies), as well as that performed within the territorial waters of the United Kingdom adjacent to Great Britain.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations amend the Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 to confirm that the definition of offshore work includes work performed in the Northern Irish sector of the Continental Shelf as well as that performed within the territorial waters of the United Kingdom adjacent to Northern Ireland.

  • Case round-up: Working time

    Date:
    26 September 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering working time.

  • Anderson v Jarvis Hotels

    Date:
    23 July 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Anderson v Jarvis Hotels EATS/0062/05, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employee was contractually entitled to be paid for periods when he was required to sleep on the employer's premises, even though he rarely had to carry out any work during these periods.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations place a limit on the number of hours that a child may be employed in any week that he or she is required to attend school.