The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a sleep-in payment was not an allowance for the purpose of the national minimum wage. Therefore it should not be excluded from the calculation of the hourly rate paid by the employer.
The Court of Appeal has held that British Airways was not in breach of statutory holiday pay requirements when it calculated pilots' paid annual leave by reference to their basic salary rather than what they would expect to earn when flying allowances were added.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employment tribunal did not have jurisdiction to hear claims against British Airways for non-payment of flying allowances to cabin crew who had not been able to fly because of an airport closure.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to standby and call-out allowances.