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Holiday pay ruling: 'I could only take two days holiday per week'

Workers have won a ground-breaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.

This means some people working overtime could claim for additional holiday pay. Currently, only basic pay counts when calculating holiday pay.

Former caretaker John Breen told the BBC he could only afford two days holiday per week when he used to work 37 hours on a low wage.

  • 04 Nov 2014
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