Implications of PSNI holiday pay case for employers who took action following Bear Scotland casePosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 2 August 2019
"We as a company have been paying enhanced holiday pay on the first 20 days since 2014 when the Bear Scotland case came out. Do we need to do anything further at present?"
Scott: And this comes down to what's the liability effectively at the end of the year? Because the Court of Appeal decision was all about under the Working Time Directive, you're entitled to 20 days at normal pay.
Under our working time regulations, it's arguable it's actually 28 days. But if you're paying it on the working time directive for most people, then you're looking at 20 days. And although the Northern Irish case said you can't distinguish one day from another as a percentage, at the end of the year, the
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