December 2008
Employers Law;Dec2008/Jan2009, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses several court cases tackled by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) of Great Britain. In RBS v. Harrison, the EAT held that entitlement to time off for defendants under s.57A(1)(d) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 because of the unexpected disruption or termination of care arrangements, is not limited to last minute unavailability or emergencies. In Commissionaires Management v. Hughes, the EAT considered the 20-minute rest break under the Working Time Regulations.


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