Chance, Michelle
December 2007
People Management;12/13/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 25, p19
The article discusses various issues concerning holiday leave in Great Britain. It is said that fair policies and procedures that are consistently implemented can minimize the problems linked with granting holiday leaves. Various legal issues should be taken into consideration by employers when granting leave request. They should also be aware that they may face allegations of indirect discrimination in relation to employee prioritizing. The Work and Families Act of 2006 governs leave approval in the country.


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