Rest and maximum working time

Act No. 46/1980 on Working Environment, Health and Safety of workers lays down general minimum safety and health requirements for the organization of working time, in respect of maximum weekly working time, periods of daily and weekly rest, breaks during the day, aspects of night work, shift work and patterns of work.

The Administration of Occupational Safety and Health is responsible for the enforcement of this Act.

Collective agreements also contain rules on health and safety of workers within the general framework set by this Act.

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