Connor v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 42
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Pay
Issues covered: Holiday Pay; Working Time


The claimant’s employment was terminated, and he was entitled to accrued holiday pay in line with the Working Time Regulations (“Regulations”). There was a contractual term stating: “Employees may, on termination of employment, be entitled to payment for untaken annual leave or for other accrued time off.  Payment will be based on 1/365th of annual salary for each day’s leave. Any payment will be subject to the usual statutory reductions.”

While working, the claimant received his normal pay per week when he took a week off on holiday. The claimant worked 37 hours per week. On termination the calculation was made so that payment was less i.e., 1/365th rather than the normal

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This article is correct at 08/06/2023

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