British Airways Plc (Respondents) v Williams (Appellant) and Ors [2012] UKSC 43

Posted in: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    UK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Working Time; Entitlement to Holiday Pay

This case involved Regulation 4 of the Civil Aviation (Working Time) Regulations 2004 which states that pilots and other crew members are entitled to be paid annual leave of at least four weeks. However, unlike the Working Time Regulations 1998, which cover the majority of employees in other fields, the Civil Aviation Regulations fail to specify how holiday pay is to be calculated. This case went to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) where it was decided that pilots' pay could not be limited to basic pay. However, payments “intended exclusively to cover

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This article is correct at 19/10/2012
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