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

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

 
 

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