Annual Leave & Working Time Archives – BDBF LLP

Injury to feelings awards available in breach of working time cases

Employment Law News   The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that compensation for injury to feelings can in principle be awarded in respect of working time detriment claims. This type of compensation is available in trade union and whistleblowing detriment cases....

Stand by for new rules on shift pay

Employment Law News   The ECJ has once again shaken up rules on working time in a recent employment case on stand by shifts. Previously, on call or stand by shifts would count as working time only if the employee was required to stay in a location specified by the...