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Longer holidays for casuals

From 1 April, workers' entitlement to paid time off increases to 28 days per year if you work five days a week, and pro rata.

This follows a European ruling that state holidays (in the UK, Bank Holidays) must be counted on top of the normal entitlement.

So for every £100 you are paid for working regular shifts, you should get an extra £12.10 in respect of paid time off. Some clients automatically add this - check, and if it's not there, claim!

Last modified: 03 Apr 2009 - © 2009 contributors
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