In Crawford v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, the Employment Appeals Tribunal considered whether a railway signalman had been given adequate compensatory rest when he was permitted to take a series of short rest periods while remaining on call.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Mr G Willetts and Others forms part of a long-running series of cases extending the scope of holiday pay beyond basic pay to include commission, contractual overtime and other elements of pay. This case considered whether voluntary overtime (i.e. overtime an employee is … Continued
While the dust settles on the referendum result, it is worth considering changes that the UK might make to its employment law framework if it is no longer bound by European directives and regulations after Brexit. Working Time Regulations The UK’s law on holiday pay, breaks from work and the maximum working week arise from … Continued
The European Court of Justice has handed down its judgment in Federación de Servicios Privados del Sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL and anor on the meaning of ‘working time’ for workers who do not have a fixed or habitual place of work. The ECJ said that the time these workers spend travelling … Continued