Will new rules mean the return of timesheets and clocking on?

Jeevanjee, Anna
July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p34
The article looks at the implications of the new rules on working time in offices and other organizations. According to the directive implemented in Great Britain by the Working Time Regulations 1998, workers cannot work in excess of 48 hours a week on average, including overtime. According to the article, this gives the member states the option of allowing employees to opt out of the weekly limit. Those who opt out will be subject to maximum weekly working time of 60 hours or 65 hours where inactive on-call time is counted as working time.


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