When is travelling time working time? And when does working time not earn the minimum wage? – Employment Law Blog

Posted September 15th, 2015 in EC law, employment, minimum wage, news, working time by tracey

‘The European Court of Justice (“the ECJ”) has now given judgment in Federacion de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones obreras v Tyco Integrated Security Case C-266/14 consistent with the Advocate General’s opinion, on which James Goudie QC blogged recently. For peripatetic or mobile workers (who do not have a fixed or habitual workplace) time spent travelling from home to the first appointment and from the last appointment back home counts as working time under EU law. The judgment has very significant implications for employers whose workforce includes, for example, home care staff, gas fitters, and sales teams.’

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Employment Law Blog, 14th September 2015

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