Working Time: Rest breaks – EAT clarifies positive approach required from employers

Liz Parkin outlines a recent EAT decision which offers clear guidance on the obligation to provide workers with a rest break ‘Where a worker’s daily working time is more than six hours, an adult worker is entitled to an uninterrupted rest break of not less than 20 minutes.’The Working Time Directive (WTD) requires that all …
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Cases Referenced

  • C-484/04 Commission v UK [2006] IRLR 888
  • Carter v Prestige Nursing Ltd [2012] UKEAT/0014/12 and UKEAT/0015/12
  • Grange v Abellio London [2016] UKEAT/0130/16/DA
  • MacCartney v Oversley House Management [2006] UKEAT/0500/05
  • Miles v Linkage Community Trust Ltd [2008] UKEAT/0618/07
  • Scottish Ambulance Service v Truslove [2014] UKEATS/0028/11