Here we list a selection of key cases, reported since 2010, on employees' rights to holiday pay, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers.
British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another | Court of Appeal | 7 Oct 2016
Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council Northern Ireland Court of Appeal 26 June 2015
Sash Windows Workshop v King | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 1 Dec 2014
Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton and another; Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and others; Amec Group Ltd v Law and others | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 4 Nov 2014
Bollacke v K + K Klaas & Kock BV and Co | European Court of Justice | 12 May 2014
Neal v Freightliner Ltd | Employment Tribunal | 2013
Alexander Heimann (C-229/11), Konstantin Toltschin v Kaiser | European Court of Justice | 8 Nov 2012
British Airways v Williams (ECJ) | European Court of Justice | 15 Sep 2011
Williams and others v British Airways | Advocate General Opinion ECJ | 16 Jun 2011
Khan v Martin McColl | Employment Tribunal | 23 Mar 2010
Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling these notes, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.
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