The Employment Appeals Tribunal has directed a London Employment Tribunal to reconsider its decision in March 2019 which upheld claims against Metroline Travel by five bus drivers that they were entitled to meal relief payments.

The drivers, Sean D’Auvergne, Tariq Khan, Kingsly Chime, Kerwyn Dyte and Peter Coward were originally employed by Arriva North London. They were entitled to meal relief payments if they had to take meal breaks away from a recognised relief facility.

Until around mid-2010, Arriva paid meal relief payment to drivers who took their meal breaks at Hampstead Heath, as that facility was not . . .

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