Working hours under scrutiny
- Are youy ready for January 4? Magner, Chip // Commercial Carrier Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p6
Provides information on the Hours-of-Service Forum: New Challenges, Real Solutions at the Great American Trucking Show to be held in September 2003 at the Dallas Convention Center in Texas. Panelists invited for the forum; Issues to be discussed regarding the implementation of new...
- Free legal advice at the CV Show. Cunnane, Patric // Commercial Motor;3/31/2005, Vol. 201 Issue 5122, p36
Reports on the free legal consultation for haulage operators to be offered during the Commercial Vehicles show in Birmingham, England in April 2005. Lawyers who will participate in the event; Issues regarding the impact of the Working Time Directive on the commercial vehicle industry to be...
- EU court postpones working hours ruling. Littlefield, David // People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p8
Reports the postponement of the European Court of Justice's decision on working hours of Britain's workers. Details on the directive; British government's argument on business policies; Directive's impact to employers and employees.
- UK companies forced to comply with 48-hour rule. Walsh, Jennie // People Management;04/16/98, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p12
Highlights Great Britain's working time directive that will take in effect in October 1998. Employees' legal right to at least three weeks' paid annual leaves; Regular rest breaks; Maximum 48-hour working week; Criticisms against exclusions and opt-outs; Special protection to young and...
- Working hours policy. // Congressional Digest;May97, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p132
Traces the development of public policy regarding Federal regulation of working hours and pressures for the modification of that policy in the United States. Pay requirements for hours of work and overtime; Public relations campaign for reforms on work schedules; Calculation of compensation...
- Britain fails to stop 48 hour week limit. White, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/23/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7068, p1283
Reports on the failure of Great Britain to have European Union's working time directive annulled by the European Court of Justice in November 1996. Stipulation under the directive; Exemptions in the directive; Argument by British government; Junior doctors' stand on the issue. INSET: Key...
- THE LAW: CAN YOU FORCE YOUR EMPLOYEES TO WORK LONG HOURS? // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/18/2011, Vol. 201 Issue 4665, p7
The article reports on Great Britain's Working Time Regulations that stipulates that employers must ensure that workers' average working time doesn't exceed 48 hours a week.
- An obscure rule works overtime. Warner, David // Nation's Business;Mar93, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p63
Discusses the effects on unwary employers of an old obscure Dept. of Labor 1954 ruling on overtime payment of hourly employees for overtime compensation. Cases filed by Labor department against certain companies; Labor law experts' view; Labor Department's exemption of public-sector employees;...
- Viewpoint. Broom, Douglas // Public Finance;11/15/96, p9
Opinion. Presents the author's views on the European Court of justice ruling on a British working hours directive. Impositions of the rule; Brinkmanship in the relations of Britain with its continental neighbors; Contradictions on the issue of working hours.