Gibson v East Riding of Yorkshire District Council: EAT 3 Feb 1999

The Working Time Directive has direct application in the employment by an emanation of the state – a local authority, and an hourly paid part timer was entitled to four weeks paid holiday by the direct effect application of the Directive, and irrespective of any ambiguity or deficit in the implementing regulations.

Times 12-Feb-1999, Gazette 31-Mar-1999, [1999] UKEAT 526 – 98 – 0302
Working Time Directive 93/104/EC OJ 1993 L307/18
England and Wales
See AlsoGibson v East Riding Yorkshire Council EAT 3-Jul-1998
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Cited by:
Appeal fromEast Riding of Yorkshire Council v Lorraine Gibson CA 21-Jun-2000
The European Directive which created rights for workers to minimum holidays, was not sufficiently precise to allow it to have direct effect, and so give rise to an individual’s right to sue an employer under its provisions directly. The Directive . .

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Employment, European, Local Government

Updated: 12 January 2022; Ref: scu.80815