26 November 2014

Holiday Pay Update

You may be seeing reports that Unite the union have announced that they will not be launching an appeal against the EAT’s decision to limit claims for backdated holiday pay to three months from the last deduction.

The article, and announcement was published today by Workplace Savings and Benefits.  Although no-one is directly quoted as saying that Unite will not appeal, Unite’s Head of Media and Campaigns, Alex Flynn is quoted as saying “we don’t want to bankrupt business; going forward it is about ensuring employees are paid their fair share and working with employers to ensure they get their house in order”.

Click here to read the article.

Click here to read our earlier hot news explaining the original decision from the EAT.

We’ll be discussing this case and the issues it raises in detail on our Employment Law Update on 17 March 2015.  Click here for more details and to book a place.



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