Union threatens wages board over holiday pay

McCarron, Charlie
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the plan of the National Farmers Union to file a lawsuit against the decision of Great Britain's Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) to change the workers' holiday pay. The holiday pay in England and Wales will be calculated based on the total working hours of employees in the 12 weeks prior to taking holiday according to the new regulation. It cites the impact of the rule change on the holiday pay bills of employers. Criticisms have been raised by Bob Fiddaman of AWB on the decision.


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