Labour & European Law Review
12 November 2014
In a decision that is likely to have a significant impact on employers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) last week decided that normal overtime pay should be included in holiday pay calculations.
The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) precludes member states from placing restrictions on the freedom of other member states which provide services in the host country.
Under section 57A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA), employees can take a reasonable amount of time off work if (for instance) their partner gives birth, as long as they tell their employer “as soon as reasonably practicable”.