Unison win holiday pay battle
THOUSANDS of workers whose pay includes commission and overtime could be in for a bonanza after a court ruled on Friday that those earnings should be included when holiday pay is calculated.
Bosses who employ workers on commission have previously based holiday pay only on basic wages.
But the Court of Appeal has now ruled that this practice is wrong, stating holiday pay should be based on workers’ basic wages combined with commission and overtime payments.
The ruling was on a case originally brought four years ago by Unison against British Gas.
General secretary Dave Prentis said: “Until... read more
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