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Working time: Compensatory rest period need not be one continuous break of 20 minutes

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    Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford [2019] EWCA Civ 269 CA (0 other reports)

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford [2019] EWCA Civ 269 CA

working time | rest breaks | on-call arrangements

In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.