How far Back can an NI Employee Claim for Underpayments of Holiday Pay?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 7 November 2023
On 4 October 2023, the UK Supreme Court (the “UKSC”) delivered its much-anticipated judgment in the case of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland and another (PSNI / respondents) v Agnew and Others (claimants)  UKSC 33, finding that employees can claim for any underpayments for holiday pay that occurred during the entire period of their employment.
The appeal centred on the claims of 3,380 police constables and 364 civilian employees of the PSNI, who argued that they had been underpaid for their annual leave, which had only been calculated to their basic pay despite regularly working overtime. The PSNI accepted that there had been underpayments but
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