Working time: Resting their case – new rulings on work breaks

Rebecca McGuirk and Anna Scott consider recent rulings on whether compensatory rest has to be continuous and on what compensation is available to a worker denied a rest break

Cases Referenced

  • Commission v UK [2006] EUECJ C-484/04
  • Gallagher & ors v Alpha Catering Services Ltd t/a Alpha Flight Services [2004] EWCA Civ 1559
  • Grange v Abellio London Ltd [2018] UKEAT/0304/17/JOJ
  • Hughes v Corps of Commissionaires Management Ltd [2010] UKEAT/0173/10/SM
  • Miles v Linkage Community Trust Ltd [2008] UKEAT/0618/07/1003
  • Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford [2019] EWCA Civ 269
  • Santos Gomes v Higher Level Care Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 418