On May 14, the European Court of Justice ruled that Member States are required to impose an obligation on employers to establish an objective, reliable and accessible system that keeps a daily record of the hours worked. However, Member States have some discretion as to the system that is used to record working time, which might vary by sector or size of employer.

The obligation is applicable to all companies and all employees in the European Union.

For more, click HERE to read the alert from our UK colleagues.

The case is Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v Deutsche Bank SAE, ECJ.