Employment Law Service: Working Time
This work provides detalied and practical guidance to the law relating to working practices. In addition to covering the legal issues, it examines the management issues involved and case studies are included. This work also provides information on the pitfalls of implementing the Working Time Directive. Chapters include: working time; part-time work; phased retirement; flexitime; and shift working.
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- 01 Sep 1999
- Lexisnexis UK
- Tolley Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Part 1 Flexible working (1): part-time workers, job sharing, home working, teleworking; family leave - ante-natal care, maternity leave, parental leave, paternity leave, family leave; hours and personnel - "hours" - definition of working time, maximum weekly working time, record keeping, special contracts, changing working hours, "personnel" - who is covered by the regulations?, excluded sectors; holidays, public holidays and rest breaks; time off work and other issues - sick leave - holidays, public holidays and rest breaks, time off work and other issues, sick leave. Part 2 Flexible working (2): night work, shift work, split shifts, flexitime, standby and other categories of worker; workplace and collective agreements - legal requirements, employee representatives, scope and effect of workplace agreements, individual agreements, collective agreements, precedent agreements; remedies - introduction, complaints to the tribunals, civil action, contracting out, enforcement by the health and safety executive; managerial issues - umbrella issues, hours, flexible working, time off work, maternity and paternity leave, time off for TU employee representatives, public duties, health and safety, ante-natal, medical treatment, rest break etc, pesonnel; case studies.