Pay upon leaving

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When I left the company I’d worked at for almost four years in December 15, I worked 4 days into December and was owed 17 days leave.

My leave was paid at my daily rate (salary/52/37×7.5) however my daily hours worked was paid at salary/365×4, thus leaving me £120 underpaid. According to them this is correct – I’m not sure how a holiday day is different to a worked day, but apparently it is! Any one got any ideas? I know its too long ago to do anything about it, but it still grates on me :)


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I think that they should use the same calculation for both methods.

I suggest that you go to your local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) who will be able to assess the details and if there is a case will be able to take this up on your behalf.

The law varies in different parts of the UK but the CAB website for Wales says

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/wales/work/rights-at-work/holiday/holiday-pay-what-youre-entitled-to/

"You’ll be paid the same rate while you're on holiday as you’re normally paid in your job. For example if you get paid £280 a week, you’ll still be paid £280 when you take a week off.

It’s generally best to try to resolve an issue with your employer directly (if you can). If you can’t, you may have to make a claim to an employment tribunal.

There are specific time limits for making a claim. For example, if you’re making a claim for unpaid holiday pay, you must do so within 3 months. Other types of claims have different time limits."

Here is a link to the CAB web site.

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/


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