Eruption & Disruption - When the Dust Settles Who Will Pay?

Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 21 April 2010
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Kiera Lee from Mills Selig solicitors to set out the legal implications from an employment point of view.

Should Stranded Employees be Paid?
If the employee is unable to return after arranged annual leave the employer is not under an obligation to pay them. Employers can ask employees to use annual leave entitlement and this means the employee will at least be getting paid during the delay. Employees are under a duty to keep their employers informed about how long they will be off work.

If the employee is travelling as part of their employment then the employer will be obliged to pay them in accordance with their contract of employment. Employees will also be entitled to claim any reasonable

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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