Holiday pay decision opens up a can of worms as business leaders express outrage! As I commented yesterday, this new ruling about including previous overtime pay as a basis of calculating holiday pay has caused consternation across industry. It will limit people’s ability to earn more from their job as employers will be forced to
Workers have won a ground-breaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.
(Source article at BBC News) Clive Jefferys comments; Whilst motivated by good intentions to protect the low-paid or overworked, the consequences of this decision could have a dire effect on British industry and overall employment prospects. Simply put; this ruling entitles workers to have their typical overtime pay included in the calculation of their holiday pay.