Weekly rest defined on an employee agreement FAQ

Updated 1 month ago by Leigh Hutchens

Q: Is weekly rest defined on an employee agreement always referring to consecutive rest?

A: Yes it is.

Q: What happens when there is a daybreak offset, for instance, daybreak at 02:00?

A: The weekly rest will hold from 02:00-02:00.

Q: Does weekly rest defined on an employment agreement take into account the start of the week? For instance, if the week starts begins on a Sunday, will this hold from Sunday to Saturday?

A: Yes it does, in a rolling pattern, but it will depend on your first defined day of the week.

Q: If daybreak is at 02:00, and the start of the week is on Sunday, will this result in Sunday 2:00 - Saturday 2:00?

A: Yes it will.

Q: What if the daily rest is not fully within the week? For instance, if a weekly rest starts on Sunday evening at 22:00 while the new week starts at 00:00, will there be a violation?

A: Yes, this will display as a warning.


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