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The European Union has ruled that with no fixed office should be paid for to and from their first and last of their day. This could have a huge on the payroll expenses of companies across Europe. The European Court of Justice said that the of workers who do not have a fixed of work, and who travel between their home and their customers’ premises, are to be paid work. This means higher salaries for care workers, sales staff, plumbers, and other company employees who work from home. The court said it was to protect the health and of workers and ensure they did not work than 48 hours per week.

The ruling means that of companies across Europe could be forced to change their business . Many will have to rearrange the working schedules of employees to ensure that their first and appointments are near their . A British employment lawyer, Chris Tutton, told the BBC that: "Unless [bosses] adjust working hours or ask employees to opt out of the 48-hour working week, employees could exceed the number of hours they are allowed to work. Bosses could therefore soon find that they are operating illegally and be at of facing costly against them." The ruling does not affect people's daily to their normal, place of work.

 
 

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