Landmark ruling says mandatory overtime should be included in holiday pay


 

In a landmark case on 4 November the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that staff mandatory overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations. The judgment came from two joined cases – Hertel (UK) Ltd v Mr Wood & others; and Amec Group Ltd v Mr Law & others – and could now lead to employees claiming and winning payouts for underpayment of holiday pay based on incorrect calculations. The 16 Unite members in the action, a mix of electricians, scaffolders […]