Q&A on Working Time and Sick Pay Developments

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 16 January 2015
Deirdre Crowley
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This article has addressed some frequently asked questions in relation to working time and sick pay developments.

The questions answered in the article are:

  1. Is payment in lieu of annual leave authorised where an employee leaves the company?
  2. In payment for annual leave, should this include care allowances/on call allowances/housing subsidies?
  3. Can we insist that employees take annual leave? Employees in our company are bad at taking annual leave, so they end up having a big balance at the end of the year.
  4. Regarding sleepovers, if an employer has a room and the employee is free to go to bed but is available to be called during the night, should that employee not be rostered for at least 11

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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