Minimum Rest Breaks: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 19 February 2019
Ciara Ní Longaigh
Ronan Daly Jermyn LLP
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I want to ensure that I am complying with statutory obligations in relation to employee rest breaks during the working day and establish a system to retain such records correctly. I am concerned about the legislation surrounding employees’ entitlements to minimum rest breaks and time recording systems. How do I handle it?

Ensuring that employees get suitable rest breaks is vitally important in maintaining a happy and healthy workforce. However, the reality for employers is that it can be difficult to provide employees with designated breaks in a bustling environment and many employers are unaware of whether employees are taking proper and sufficient breaks. Having proper procedures and time

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Ciara Ní Longaigh
Ronan Daly Jermyn LLP

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