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Firefighter's on-call time spent at home constitutes "working time"

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    Ville de Nivelles v Matzak [2018] IRLR 457 ECJ (0 other reports)

Ville de Nivelles v Matzak [2018] 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".