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Travel time may be working hours for WTR but payment depends on contract (Thera East v Valentine)

Travel time may be working hours for WTR but payment depends on contract (Thera East v Valentine)
Published on: 27 June 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Employment analysis: Travel time to a first, and from a last, assignment each day may be working hours under the Working Time Regulations 1998 but that does not determine whether the worker has to be paid for that time. That will depend upon the terms of the contract, according to HHJ David Richardson in the EAT. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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