EU court postpones working hours ruling
- 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.
- Hours of work: New law on working time. Moore, Ian // Accountancy Ireland;Apr97, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p6
Analyzes the basic provisions of Ireland's Organization of Working Time Bill of 1996. Daily rest; Breaks; Sunday work; Night work; Holidays; Zero hour contracts; Sanctions; Maximum working week.
- Family Flexibility Act gathers support locally. Horano, Yoko // Grand Rapids Business Journal;04/14/97, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p17
Focuses on the ongoing debate over the compensatory time bill. Working Family Flexibility Act which allows private-sector employees to choose cash wages or paid time off equal to one and a-half hours for every hour they work over 40 hours; Potential of subjecting the workers to abuse; Comments...
- Unions battle bills-overtime vs. comp time. // Health Facilities Management;June97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on the bills that would allow private-sector employers and hospitals to offer hourly workers comp time in lieu of overtime pay which has pitted unions against management and President Bill Clinton against Congress. Working Families Flexibility Act of 1997; Family Friendly Workplace Act;...