Firefighter's on-call time spent at home constitutes "working time"
Ville de Nivelles v Matzak  IRLR 457 ECJ (0 other reports)
Ville de Nivelles v Matzak  IRLR 457 ECJ
working time | on-call working | geographical and time constraints
In Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that the time during which a firefighter is on standby at home and must be at the fire station within a matter of minutes counts as "working time".