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

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This means some people working overtime could claim for additional holiday pay. Currently, only basic pay counts when calculating holiday pay. The tribunal also ruled that workers can make backdated claims, but only for a limited period. However, the ruling could be referred to the Court of Appeal, meaning a final decision may be years away. The ruling has widespread …

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Radical Employment Law Changes for 2013

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  by Victoria Phillips – 22nd January 2013, 8.30 GMT Firing workers at will is just one of the radical changes to employment law the government is planning to introduce this year. Capping unfair dismissal awards is another as the Coalition carries out the most significant reforms to the system in 14 years. Ministers are using the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (ERRB) …