Holiday Pay for Bank Holidays during the Christmas Holiday PeriodPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 17 December 2019
Scott: Okay, and I want to go back to this holiday question then, if we've time. There are just one or two issues about the 1976 orders on sex harassment, which is likely to be the main area of harassment you're going to get at Christmas.
I have inherited a contract that states if you work bank holidays, you get paid, and if you don't, well, you don't get paid. That's fair enough. However, to ensure working time directive, etc., I've been using an hourly formula. So in the month there is a bank holiday, how would you pay your employees whether they are contracted to work on that day or not?
Seamus: Well, I think the bottom line is that if they work the day, they should get an
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