Category Archives: Working Time

Employee Rest Breaks at Work

Do employees have the right to a rest break even if they don’t ask for one? In a recent case an employer’s failure to allow an employee rest breaks during the working day was considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal. What is unusual about this case is that the employee had not actually requested to […]

What is ‘Working Time’?

Does ‘Working Time’ include time spent travelling to and from home?  In a recent case referred to the European Court of Justice this question has been considered, and whilst the Court’s decision has not yet been published the Advocate General has given his view on this matter. The Law Under European Law ‘Working Time’ is defined as […]

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