Article Tag: case

‘Sleep-In’ Shifts: Supreme Court Dismisses Payment Appeal

woman sleeping during sleep-in shifts

In a long-awaited judgement regarding the rules of paying workers for ‘sleep-in’ shifts, it has finally been determined that anyone working a sleep-in shift – where it is expected that they will sleep through the night unless disturbed to deal with an emergency – is not entitled to have those hours count towards their minimum… Read more »

Who owns your body when you’re gone?

Some people don’t mind what happens to their body after their death but for others where, when and how they are buried or cremated is of great importance to them and their family. The recent case of Ibuna v Arroyo considered some difficulties arose over who had the right to decide the deceased’s funeral arrangements…. Read more »