Tag Archives: tribunal

Voluntary Overtime and Holiday Implications

Earlier this month the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) heard a case that will affect thousands of employers when it comes to calculating holiday pay. The case in question was: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts (and others) 56 employees brought a joint claim against the council in respect of voluntary overtime not being included in […]

Deck the halls!

With Christmas just around the corner, employers need to consider how they will calculate holiday pay based on recent tribunal decisions. The Bear Scotland vs Fulton decision confirms that a worker must receive their ‘normal pay’ during holiday periods which, for many workers, will not just be their basic rate of pay. Previous cases also […]

Employment update – early conciliation

Early conciliation is a new mandatory procedure for all employment tribunal claims being launched by ACAS, effective from 6 April 2014. Anyone thinking about making an employment tribunal claim will need to contact ACAS in the first instance ACAS will explore whether early resolution/settlement of the complaint is possible before a claim is submitted to […]