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SICK PAY: Carry-over arguments carry on despite EAT decision

31 January 2014  

Chris Wellham reviews the current position on annual leave and sickness absence in light of a series of European and domestic rulings

Over the past few years, there have been a number of judgments from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the interaction between holiday and sick leave. These cases have not always been compatible with UK law, which has created significant uncertainty for employers and practitioners, leading the government to propose legislative change.


Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    KHS AG v Schulte [2012] IRLR 156

    NHS Leeds v Larner [2012] EWCA Civ 1034

    Neidel v Stadt Frankfurt am Main [2012] C-377/10

    Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy [2013] UKEATS/0015/12

    Stringer & ors v HM Revenue & Customs [2009] IRLR 214

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