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HOLIDAY PAY: An ‘inconvenient aspect’

31 January 2014  

Will Winch discusses recent rulings on how overtime and commission affect the calculation of annual leave payments

For employment lawyers, the idea of a holiday may be far from relaxing. Just as we begin to get used to the idea that the interaction between holidays and sick leave can be quite a complex area (see ‘Carry-over arguments carry on despite EAT decision’ by Chris Wellham, p12 of this issue), it turns out that calculating holiday pay may also prove more difficult than previously thought.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Bamsey & ors v Albion Engineering & Manufacturing plc [2004] EWCA Civ 359

    British Airways plc v Williams & ors [2012] UKSC 43

    Francovich v Italy [1990] C-6/90

    Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd & ors [2013] C-539/12

    Neal v Freightliner Ltd ET/1315342/12

    Robinson-Steele v RD Retail Service Ltd [2006] C-131/04

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