Weekly working time

The Act stipulates that the average maximum weekly working time over a 4 month reference period shall not exceed 48 hours per each seven-day period, including over-time. Working time is in this context defined as active working time. 

The maximum weekly working time, may be averaged based on a collective agreement, over a reference period not exceeding 6 months. In exceptional cases this period can be extended to 12 months.

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