With the introduction of the Working Time Regulations in 1998, full time employees were given the right to four weeks holiday per year which, over the years, has risen to the current 5.
What does WTR stand for?
WTR stands for Working Time Regulation (UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Resource UK Ltd must pay all employees 28 days' paid holiday each to conform to European working time regulations, a tribunal ruling secured by the GMB union said.
A Department for Business, Innovation and Skills spokesman said: "Changes to the working time regulations need to be made because of European Court rulings, however Government will do all it can to minimise the burden on business.
Doctors say the introduction of the 48-hour maximum working week for doctors under the European Working Time Regulations (EWTR) had caused spending to increase.
It was published on the first anniversary of the implementation of the European Working Time Regulations (EWTR), which limit doctors to 48 hours a week.
John Black, president of the Royal College of Surgeons, said: "To say the European working time regulations have failed spectacularly would be a massive understatement.
Dr Thornley said: "We are not reassured by government reports that the NHS is 97% compliant with the new working time regulation as we fear many junior doctors are being pressured to lie about hours.
The most burdensome requirement was the Working Time Regulations, 1999, costing pounds 17.