UO v Készenléti Rendorség Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyCourt of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWorking Time
The applicant, UO, was a member of the Rapid Intervention Police in Hungary. This is a special unit carrying out specific missions. In face of the migrant crisis, UO was a member of a border patrol and he had to carry out extraordinary alert duties and ‘on-call’ duties outside of normal working hours.
The on-call periods were classified as rest time and only warranted an ‘on-call supplement’. The claimant’s case was that he was performing his duty outside of normal duty hours and it should be classified as working time under the Working Time Directive. This would have entitled him to receive an extraordinary duties payment rather than the mere supplement.
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