Working hours are not excessive - Key elements of law

Key elements include:

  • four weeks paid annual leave per year
  • a limit of an average 48-hour week, unless worker has voluntarily opted out of this limit
  • a limit of an average of  8 hours work in 24 for night workers
  • free health assessments for night workers
  • 11 consecutive hours rest per day
  • 24 consecutive hours rest per week
  • rest breaks for those who work more than six consecutive hours

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