Hours of reckoning
- What! You want lunch in my time? // NZ Business;Mar95, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p4
Discusses problems concerning the length of work required of and breaks for employees in some business establishments in New Zealand. Flaws in the New Zealand Employment Contracts Act (ECA); Role of the Department of Labor in teaching employers of employees rights.
- Give me a break. Harford, Gaye // New Zealand Apparel;May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p26
The author explains the statutory entitlements to rest breaks and meal intervals included in the Employment Relations Act of 2000, to be implemented in New Zealand beginning April 1, 2009. According to the author, unless employers include a new clause in their standard agreements for new...
- Coping with the new HOS rules. // Refrigerated Transporter;Apr2004, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p22
Discusses how transportation-related businesses in the United States can cope with changes in rules governing drivers and their hours of service (HOS). On-duty and off-duty hours; Mandatory rest and sleep breaks; Need to pay drivers and independent contractors for waiting; Carriers' plan to hold...
- Two violations coded into CSA. // Overdrive;Sep2013, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p15
The article reports on the new violations coded on the U.S. Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) website for trucking industry in 2013, the new hours of service rule and the 30-minute break requirement of the rule. INSET: SHORT HAULS.
- Statutory rest breaks. Dias, Katee // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;5/1/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4525, p52
The article presents information on legal provisions for rest breaks of employees during working periods. The Working Time Regulations 1998 provide 20 minutes' uninterrupted break when working more than 6 hours, 11 consecutive hours' rest per 24 hours, and two 24-hour or one 48-hour...
- Virginia Lawmakers Inadvertently Reinstate Day of Rest Requirement. Kassin, Thomas J.; Stembridge, John T. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2004 Q3, p1
The article reports on the reinstatement the Virginia blue laws, which includes a statutory requirement that employees be given a 24-hour rest period each week, starting July 1, 2004. The day of rest is given to employees in addition to the regular periods of rest legally required in each...
- GIVE ME A BREAK. // Boise Weekly;1/30/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p9
The article offers information regarding Sandwich Bill to be served before Idaho Legislature. It mentions that proposed measure would have private and public employers offer a 30-minute unpaid break to employee who works more than seven and one-half consecutive hours per day. It presents views...
- ASK JUDITH. KIEJDA, JUDITH // Lamp;2009, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p33
The article presents questions and answers related to the legal rights of nurses including one on how to reduce an unmanageable workload, one on holiday pay for part time employees and another on paid lunch breaks.
- Rest break rules tightened. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p2
The article reports on the call of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) for the British government to review the guidance on rest breaks under the European Union's Working Time Directive. The European Court of Justice found that the government does not compel employers to ensure that workers take the...