WEEKLY WORKING HOURS
Weekly working time must not exceed an average of 48 hours a week which is calculated over a reference period of 17 weeks.
A maximum working time of 60 hours can be performed in any single week as long as the average 48 hour week isn’t exceeded
Night work is limited to a period of 10 hours working time in a 24 hour period.
Night work is classed as between 00:00 – 04:00 hrs.
The 10 hour working time limit can be exceeded under a collective or workforce agreement.
Working Time Directive
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Question 1 of 61. Question
Daniel has been working for five hours.
Under the working time directive how many more hours can he work before a break is legally requiredCorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 62. Question
Daniel has worked for 6 hours and must now take a break under the working time directive.
What is the minimum amount of time Daniel can take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 63. Question
Today, Daniel's shift is eight hours long.
What is the minimum amount of time he must rest for under the working time directive?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 64. Question
Emma will work a shift lasting 10 hours.
What is the minimum amount of time she must take for a break?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 65. Question
Emma has taken a 15 minute break under EU driving rules.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 66. Question
Jeff's shift lasts five hours.
Under the working time directive he is entitled toCorrectIncorrect