New rules were introduced to calculate compensation for paid statutory holidays
, which will be calculated in proportion to the wages earned in the pay periods preceding the holiday, regardless of whether an uninterrupted service requirement applies or the holiday is a workday for the employee.
worker to The answer is straightforward: from being your employee has the right to a minimum period of statutory holiday
and if he is sick or injured in what would otherwise be that holiday, he is entitled, under the WTR, to be granted annual leave at a different time.
Justin says: You are, of course, correct that the law clearly states that payments in lieu of statutory holidays
are not allowed.
The dispute centred on working statutory holidays
. A union spokesman said: "Both sides agreed to further talks."
For years bank holidays in the UK have been wrongly referred to as statutory holidays
as there is no legal right to have these days off.
The statutory holidays
helped reduce the impact on the customers, but more importantly, the company had system backups.
If employees wish to take their statutory holidays
during their maternity leave period they can ( provided they comply with their employer's procedures for requesting holidays, giving their employer the required amount of notice under the Working Time Regulations.
CAN you tell me if a full-time worker who works a six-day week is entitled to 24 days paid holiday a year, including statutory holidays
A Jaguar worker with 25 years service would receive 38 days holiday a year, including statutory holidays
Many firms however already give this amount of annual leave with statutory holidays
on top, so don't be misled.
Where a worker is given bank or public holidays off and is paid for them, they will count towards her/his entitlement to statutory holidays
unless the contract of employment specifies that they are given in addition to the statutory holiday