Does Regulation 20(4) of the Working Time Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 affect the ability to bring a breach-of-contract claim for holiday pay or overtime?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 6 September 2019
Seamus: Yes, the background to this clarification comes from, you know, we covered holiday pay in detail in both our July and our August webinars. And the August one, there was a query in and around the ability then for time limits to bring claims and the three-month time limit applying in the Tribunal.
We discussed the options for employees also to be able to bring in claims in the court system and bring civil claims for breach of contract. So, there was just a clarification point in relation to that, that under the 2016 regulations, that Paragraph 4 in relation to that, I'll just read out what it says.
It says that a right to a payment under Paragraph 1, which details the right for
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