Associated British Ports v Bridgeman - Derogation from WTR rest breaks due to need for continuous service: referral to CJEC [2012] EAT

Must objective reasons for not giving rest breaks under WTR Reg 10 and WTR Reg 12 be provided, once an employer has established the need under Reg 25 for continuity of service in the work being done (in this case by a harbour pilot)? "Probably", says the EAT, but refers the question to the ECJ for definitive guidance.  

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