Tag Archives: holiday pay

Webinar: Employment Law Worldview Webinar Series – Spain

Squire Patton Boggs presents a series of webinars focusing on the key labour and employment issues in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the United States. Given in English by our local labour and employment law experts, each 60-minute webinar comprises a 50-minute presentation covering key “hot topics” in the featured jurisdiction, … Continue Reading

UK holiday pay inactivity – inertia or strategy?

We were in the hallowed legal portals of Farringdon’s Bleeding Heart Restaurant last week for a client dinner on the still vexed issue of holiday pay. “Hallowed legal portals”, because so far as I know, no other restaurant has been cited so frequently in the employment law reports as just the only place to go … Continue Reading

Webinar: Employment Law Worldview Series – the United Kingdom

Squire Patton Boggs presents a series of webinars focussing on the key labour and employment issues across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the United States. Presented in English by our local labour and employment law experts, each 45-minute webinar comprises a 30-minute presentation covering key “hot topics” in the featured jurisdiction, followed by … Continue Reading

UK holiday pay decision not as clear-cut as it looks

The long-awaited decision of the Leicester Employment Tribunal in Lock -v- British Gas was issued yesterday.  It confirmed, as everyone knew, that holiday pay would have to include an element in respect of commissions, but it also provides for the first time a steer (using the word advisedly, for it is actually no more than … Continue Reading

General Compensation Clause in German Settlements Prevents Claims to Holiday Compensation

Since the decision of the Federal Labour Court (file no.: 9 AZR 844/11) on 14 May we finally have clarity around a longstanding question.   If a settlement is agreed that contains a clause which stipulates that all claims resulting from the employment relationship are excluded, this also covers holiday pay claims, according to the most … Continue Reading

Holiday in Australia? Make sure it’s all-inclusive

The Australian Federal Court has recently upheld a ruling that two fly in-fly out (FIFO) employees who were made redundant were entitled to be paid accrued annual leave entitlements on termination despite being covered by an ‘all-in’ or “rolled-up” rate of pay. The employer provided refrigeration and electrical maintenance services in a remote and relatively … Continue Reading
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