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IDS Working Time 2019

IDS Working Time 2019
IDS Employment Law Handbook
Practice Area:  Employment Law
ISBN:  9780414067066
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  30 Apr 2019
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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IDS Employment Law Handbook, Working Time provides a detailed examination of the scope and coverage of the Working Time Regulations. This Handbook provides you with an up-to-date, comprehensive analysis of the law governing working time, dealing with law including the 48-hour week, the right to daily and weekly rest periods and rest breaks, the right to paid annual leave, and the special provisions concerning night working time, health assessments and night to day transfer.

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1 Scope, coverage and key concepts 
Overview of employers’ obligations 
Territorial application 
Meaning of ‘worker’ 
Meaning of ‘working time’  

2 The 48-hour week 
Average weekly hours 
Ensuring compliance  
Opt-out agreements  
Exclusions and derogations 
Young workers 
Health and safety 

3 Rest periods and rest breaks 
Preliminary matters 
Daily rest 
Weekly rest 
Rest breaks  
Monotonous work  
Compensatory rest  

4 Annual leave 
Right to paid annual leave  
Notice requirements 
Holiday pay 
 ‘Atypical’ and contingent workers 
Sick workers 
Family-related leave 
Sabbaticals and other absences 
Enforcing holiday rights  

5 Night Work 
Length of night work  
Health assessments 
Transfer to day work  
Ensuring compliance 

6 Exclusions and derogations
Excluded sectors 
Partially excluded sectors 
Domestic staff 
Unmeasured working time  
‘Special case’ exemptions 
Shift workers 
Mobile workers 
Workers in armed forces  
Young workers  
Collective and workforce agreements  
Appendix – exclusions and derogations table

7 Enforcement and remedies 
Health and safety enforcement  
Complaints to tribunals 
Enforcement in civil courts 


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