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Accrued holidays during maternity leave; the contract states
Accrued holidays during maternity leave; the contract states "In addition to normal public holidays in England and Wales you will be entitled to 21 working days paid holiday during each holiday year. … read more
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Hi! I am entitled 23 days holidays in a year In my contract it says: 23 days per annum, part of which is to be taken between Christmas & New Year, plus public holidays. Your entitlement for the curren… read more
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I work for a medical devices company and all of the employees
I work for a medical devices company and all of the employees feel that our annual leave entitlement is well below the norm for our industry. I know this may be tough luck so long as statutory minimum… read more
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i work full time 43 3/4 hours a week what should my minimum
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Hi. I work 21.75 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday in a G.P Surgery. I receive 4 weeks annual leave (87 hours) plus any bank holidays that fall on the days when I work. I have recently become aware th… read more
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My wife works 24-30 + hours per week in a hotel normally over
My wife works 24-30 + hours per week in a hotel normally over 3 0r 4 days including bank holidays and week ends.she pays tax and Nic. Her employer tells her (and co workers) that they will not get hol… read more
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According to my work contract I have to work 8 hours/ day,
According to my work contract I have to work 8 hours/ day, 6 days/ week. When the company is calculating my holidays they are considering only 5 days/ week and a total of 28 days/ year. I am not sure … read more
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Hi My wife has been offered a temporary contract as a teaching
Hi My wife has been offered a temporary contract as a teaching assistant at a local school, working approx 30 hours per week, 5 days a week and around 39 weeks a year. but has been told she will not b… read more
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i work permanent nights starting on a sunday at 9pm finishing
i work permanent nights starting on a sunday at 9pm finishing monday at 6am, monday 7pm until 6am tuesday, tuesday 7pm until wednesday 5am, wednesday 7pm until thursday 5am, thursday 7pm until 5am fri… read more
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I have worked for a large retail group for 31 years, I have
I have worked for a large retail group for 31 years, I have always worked public holidays and recieved overtime pay at 1.5 rate. In May 2011 my company have allocated my holiday entilement to include … read more
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I am writing as you were very helpful in the past on Family
I am writing as you were very helpful in the past on Family Law. However this time it relates to employment. My son in law is being hounded by a colleague to form a union for which he says he needs 10… read more
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I own and operate a Care Home and my employees work a fixed
I own and operate a Care Home and my employees work a fixed rota my problem is that I am unsure on their entitlement to holiday pay As it stands now it is 28 days paid holiday ( 20 plus 8 days bank ho… read more
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My employment contract, signed in 2007, says Your annul
My employment contract, signed in 2007, says: "Your annul holiday entitlement in any holiday year is 20 days, excluding all public holiday entitlement." "Employees are entitled to eight public holiday… read more
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Hi I work for a food company in Yorkshire and our working week
Hi I work for a food company in Yorkshire and our working week is 4 x 10 hours Tuesday to XXXXX a bank holiday Monday we used to get paid 8 hours but recently our employer have stopped paying us half … read more
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I am in full time employment working 5 days in a week. I have
I am in full time employment working 5 days in a week. I have to work every saturday but at the time of starting employment 6 years ago I had a chose a day off in lieu. I chose Mondays. Question. Ever… read more
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my employer has always given us 20 days paid holiday a year
my employer has always given us 20 days paid holiday a year and bank holidays paid on top of that, but all of a sudden he has said that if we want to be paid for bank holidays then we have to have it … read more
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I have 2 part time staff, one works every Monday and Tuesday
I have 2 part time staff, one works every Monday and Tuesday and the other works every wed,thurs and friday. They both do 6 years each and have a 28 day holiday entiitment which includes BANK HOLIDAYS… read more
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I recently asked a question of Michael Holly regarding a contract for work and received a very satisfactory reply. Unfortunately my boss will still not recognise that my entitlement is as agreed by Mr… read more
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