Working Time and Holidays: A Practical Legal Guide

Paperback | December 12, 2009

byLucy McLynn

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Working Time and Holidays: A Practical Legal Guide acts as a concise, affordable, and practical guide to the Working Time Regulations 1998. There were 55,712 claims registered in the Employment Tribunals as "Working Time" claims in 2008, and the area is increasingly one on which almost allemployment lawyers will need to advise. The book aims to demystify what is viewed as a difficult and technical area of the law. The book examines topics such as the maximum working week, rest and breaks, annual leave, night work, young workers, and unfair dismissal, detriment and enforcement. The substantial body of case law in the ten years since the implementation of the Regulations, and the amending legislation (includingthe Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2007) is brought together and discussed.Working Time and Holidays: A Practical Legal Guide is structured so that answers to questions can be easily found and understood - using case studies, frequently asked questions, and checklists. The book also contains appendices which include both the text of the Regulations, and useful precedentssuch as an opt out agreement, contractual clauses, annual leave policy, and a record keeping checklist.

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Working Time and Holidays: A Practical Legal Guide acts as a concise, affordable, and practical guide to the Working Time Regulations 1998. There were 55,712 claims registered in the Employment Tribunals as "Working Time" claims in 2008, and the area is increasingly one on which almost allemployment lawyers will need to advise. The bo...

Lucy McLynn is a Partner specializing in Employment at Bates Wells and Braithwaite LLP. She regularly advises clients about working time problems and has fought numerous cases in the employment tribunals ranging from the legality of rolled up holiday pay, to whether a freelance consultant was entitled to bring a claim under the Workin...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:December 12, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199551693

ISBN - 13:9780199551699

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Table of Contents

1. Who is covered by the Working Time Regulations?2. What is "Working Time"?3. The Maximum Working Week4. Rest and Breaks5. Annual Leave6. Night Work7. Young Workers8. Unfair Dismissal, Detriment, and EnforcementAppendix 1: PrecedentsAppendix 2: Record keeping checklistAppendix 3: The Working Time Regulations