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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"For the typical long-haul [commercial motor vehicle] driver, the 30-minute rest break serves as an opportunity to break the monotony of driving and relieve some of the stress of continuous driving, but Transco's drivers currently have breaks, which include physical exercise, several times each day," the agency stated in its ruling, published on August 27.
All workers are entitled to a 20-minute 'rest break' during their shift, which can be taken as and how they please.
All workers are entitled to a 20 minute "rest break" during their shift, which can be taken as and how they please.
Sticking to this pattern, I reached my truck in about an hour, deposited the deer in a cooler, took a short rest break, and then hustled down the far side of the ridge to our camp at the bottom of the canyon.
The team used a computer-based task to induce cognitive fatigue in 66 participants, who were then given a five-minute rest break.
The high court decided employers must pay employees for rest breaks separate and apart from piece-rate wage payments--and the rate of pay for the rest break time must at least equal the applicable minimum wage or the employee's regular rate, whichever is greater.
"However that is becoming impossible after management's dangerous dictat that they are only allowed one 20 minute rest break during a shift of up to 11 hours 59 minutes."
The WTR has reduced the working week to an average of 48 hours calculated over a 26-week period and allows for 11 hours of continuous rest each day, a right to a day off each week or two days off every fortnight, a 20-minute rest break every six hours and 5.6 weeks' paid leave every year.
* a rest break of 20 minutes when working more than six hours per day;
nOn a long trip, stop frequently for a rest break. Switch drivers, if possible.
Aiming to prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses, the Dallas City Council on Wednesday approved a measure requiring construction companies to give their employees a 10-minute rest break every four hours.