Union Syndicale Solidaires Isère v Premier Ministre - daily rest breaks and the requirements to be met by "equivalent compensatory rest"

The requirement under the Working Time Directive for daily rest periods is a matter of health and safety, and they should generally alternate with - and give a complete break from - hours of work. Simply providing that employment in a certain role may not exceed more than 80 days per year does not provide sufficient equivalent compensatory rest periods. 

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