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What is the minimum statutory provision for paid holiday?
Can unused statutory annual holiday be carried forward to the next holiday year?
Can unused statutory annual holiday be replaced by a payment in lieu?
Does reg.13A of the Working Time Regulations 1998 affect all employers?
Is an employer legally obliged to offer all its workers holiday payment?
What are part-time workers' rights to paid holiday?
Does an employer have to pay holiday pay to its casual workers?
Are mobile workers in road transport covered by the Working Time Regulations 1998?
Can workers take holiday whenever they like?
The Community Charter of the Fundamental
Social Rights of Workers, adopted in Strasbourg in December 1989, states that every worker in the
European Community "must enjoy satisfactory health and safety conditions and
is entitled, in particular, to paid annual leave". A claim for damages arising
out of an accident or injury at work could turn on evidence of the defendant
employer's failure to ensure that the worker took the holiday and rest
breaks to which he or she was entitled.
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