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Voluntary overtime payments may be relevant when calculating statutory holiday pay
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that payments for undertaking additional work voluntarily (such as working overtime, being on-call and

Called to Action: Alabama Provides Job Protections for Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 13 2017

As catastrophic hurricanes threaten the southeastern region, Alabama employers may want to reflect on the state's emergency response statute. Alabama

Hurricane Harvey Special Alert
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

Hurricane Harvey has left our Houston and Texas communities with significant recovery and restoration needs. As attorneys, we struggle with how we

Soup, Salvation and Overtime: Sixth Circuit Takes Up Televangelist’s FLSA Appeal
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

Are you entitled to FLSA coverage if you are doing the Lord’s work? In March 2017, a federal district court in Ohio answered “yes” and awarded almost

Blurred lines: the legal status and rights of volunteers
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 22 2017

Whether staffing sporting ground canteens or caring for the vulnerable, voluntary work is an essential and laudable element of Australian society. Yet

Voluntary overtime pay may need to be included in the calculation of holiday pay
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2017

In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has provided some further clarity on the extent to which

Voluntary overtime and holiday pay
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2017

The issue of calculating holiday pay continues. In the recent case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and Others, the Employment

Voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay says EAT
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2017

The question in every case, irrespective of the label put on the payment, is whether the payment forms part of the worker's "normal remuneration". In

UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Confirms That Statutory Holiday Pay Should Include Voluntary Overtime
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2017

One of the last remaining pieces in the jigsaw of what constitutes "normal pay" for the purpose of calculating statutory holiday pay was completed by

Employment Legal Flash (Portugal) - Fight against the concealment of subordinate employment relations
  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • Portugal
  • July 17 2017

Law no. 552017 published today, which will come into force on August 1, 2017, extends the scope of the special action to recognize the existence of