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Overtime: How can employers protect themselves following the Federacion case?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 March 2019
Hannah McGrath
O'Reilly Stewart

"As a Northern Ireland company, most of our staff work overtime. How can we protect ourselves in light of the recent Federacion case?"

Scott: I suppose it's the same thing. You keep the records. You prove that people haven't been working over 48 unless they've opted out and so on.

Hannah: Yeah. Keep your records. And that's anything from clocking in and out or requiring people at the end of the month to send through the overtime hours they did, whatever system you have in place within your company.

Scott: Your pay system will reflect it as well. It's better that you keep separate records if

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Hannah McGrath
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