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Tribunal finding paves the way for higher holiday pay

5th November 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that overtime should be included in calculating the holiday pay employees are entitled to. Up until now, the UK interpretation of the EU Working-time directive had meant that holiday pay was calculated based on the basic hours worked, effectively the hours stipulated by the employment contract. Some companies circumvented this rule, by stating mandatory overtime in more