Overtime Rates for Company Close Down DaysPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 November 2019
If we have the 26th, 27th, 30th, and 31st December as closed days, where employees are on holiday, and we now change to working days, do we have to pay overtime?
I thought when that first question came in there, do we have to pay average overtime for the holidays, and the answer is yes. But this is actually they’ve changed the process there used to be a closure . . .
Seamus: Closure day and now they're opening the business.
Scott: well, presumably you need agreement to change them or some kind of contractual entitlement to do it. But assuming they have, they would be public holidays. There's no statutory right to enhancement on a public holiday. But you won't get anyone working them
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