Your obligations regarding breaks at work in Ireland…
Under the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997, you have an obligation as an employer to provide your employees with the appropriate rest periods each day and week. The Act sets out the statutory rights for employees in respect of rest, maximum working time, and holidays.
But why is this Act so important? Well, if you don’t give your staff their entitled breaks, you could find yourself before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) facing an employee claim…
Advice that keeps you on the right side of legislation
At Employers Direct, we always provide advice based on the latest employment legislation. In the case of breaktimes, we’ll answer your questions on areas such as:
…and much more.
Why call us for advice?
At Employers Direct, we help thousands of employers just like you to understand working hours and breaktimes in Ireland. You can trust our fully qualified experts for practical guidance based on relevant legislation.
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We help employers understand the legislation on breaks at work
Daily rest periods at work are not only important for your staff, but also for your business.
Knowing what breaktimes to allocate to employees working different shifts is essential when creating a healthy business. The times should also be outlined in each employee’s contract of employment.
Our advice is based on the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997, so whatever questions you have on breaktimes, you can be sure you’re getting advice that keeps you on the right side of the law.
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