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Expert witness: Working time and the law at work

The Working Time Regulations 1998


Implementation of the European Working Time Directive remains contentious in the UK. Diana Kloss explains.

THE Working Time Regulations 1998 (WT Regulations) implemented the EC Working Time Directive (94/33/EC) and came into force in October 1998. Both the directive and the regulations have been amended several times, and European law is now consolidated in the EC Working Time Directive 2003 (2003/88/EC).This lays down minimum conditions relating to weekly working time, rest entitlements and annual…

Diana Kloss is a barrister, part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2010 (vol. 07/1) pp33-34

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