‘Nightmare’ Holiday Act to be overhauled

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Flight Centre staff owed money due to holiday pay underpayments

“Then they changed their plan and said they were only notified mid-2019 by the ministry, but I went to the Official Information Act and actually discovered that they were notified in July 2017 and completed their first audit in 2017. And they’re still unwilling to tell ex-employees that they’ve been affected.”

Council staff get $560K payout thanks to Holidays Act confusion

The error applied where there were variable hours and payments as part of an employee’s regular take-home pay, where they cashed-up a portion of their annual leave, or if they left partway through the year before further entitlement to annual leave had arisen.