XR v Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case C-107/19
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Working Time and Leave; Rest breaks; Definition of working time


From November 2005 to December 2008, XR was employed as a company firefighter at DPP. XR was subject to a shift working regime, consisting of a day shift covering the period from 6.45 to 19.00 and a night shift covering the period from 18.45 to 7.00. His daily working times included two food and rest breaks of 30 minutes each.

Between 6.30 and 13.30, XR could go to the factory canteen, situated 200 metres from his workstation, provided that he was equipped with a transmitter alerting him, if necessary, that the service vehicle was coming to pick him up, within two minutes, in front of the factory canteen. The depot where XR worked also had an area where meals could be

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This article is correct at 13/10/2021

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Kevin McVeigh
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