|Name:||Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 (No. 20 of 1997).|
|Subject(s):||Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Official Gazette, Acts, 51 p.
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, Acts, 51 p.
Legislation on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF of Act (consulted on 2015-03-06)
Legislation on-line Law Reform Commission, Ireland PDF of Act as revised to S.I. 425 of 2015 (consulted on 2017-05-31)
|Abstract/Citation:||Comprehensive legislation covering daily, weekly, and annual rest periods. Employees shall be entitled to a rest period of no less than 11 consecutive hours for every 24 hour period, and 15 minutes every four and a half hours, and 24 hours for every 7 days. Night workers shall not work more than 8 hours per night shift. Provides additional compensation for Sunday work. Also provides entitlement to annual paid leave. S. 33 prohibits double employment.|