rest break

rest break

A 20-minute period of rest for every six hours worked, which must be provided to junior doctors by an employing hospital trust in the UK for it to comply with European Working Time Directive.
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Staff will only be disturbed during a rest break if it is to respond to a major incident.
The captain was on a rest break when warnings began.
She said businesses needed to understand that the working time regulations introduced in 1998 state that an employee is entitled to a 20-minute rest break if they work more than six hours.
The driver of the lorry, who was taking a rest break at the time, attempted to help the two young men before emergency services arrived.
We're already paying three hours of overtime for the Saturday shift, but one employee, Bruce, claims he's also entitled to a 15-minute paid rest break, even when he works just three hours.
to determine whether federal hazardous material regulations preempt or override the state of Californias meal and rest break requirements.
If you are aged 18 or over, and your working day is more than six hours, you have the right to an uninterrupted rest break of at least 20 minutes.
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: "The crew in Crieff, who had been very busy for the previous six hours of their shift, were on a statutory rest break.
LORRY drivers flouting rest break laws were targeted in a two-day operation on the A55.
Yesterday, the European Court of Justice backed the European Commission on official DTI guidelines on rest break requirements which advise employers to ensure that workers 'can' take their rest - but the judges said that did not amount to ensuring that workers 'do' get the correct breaks.
The Oregon regulation on rest breaks and meal periods, OAR 839-020-0050, requires that nonexempt employees receive at least a 30-minute, uninterrupted meal period when their work period is six hours or greater, and also requires a 10-minute paid rest break at the midpoint of every four-hour segment or major portion of four hours in the work period.
Approximately 7,000 will benefit from the right to paid annual leave and 12,000 will benefit from rest break entitlements.