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Holiday pay roll mistakes can be fixed

The Council of Trade Unions is calling on the Government to work with business and unions to resolve the miscalculation, by some employers, of holiday pay entitlements.

“Today we have written to Minister Woodhouse and made a formal proposal that a project group is urgently brought together. This group should include business, unions and Government agencies,” said CTU President Richard Wagstaff.

“We must urgently understand the scale and scope of the problem so that together we can identity the solutions,

“I am confident that solutions can be found. Lots of employers are currently paying their employees what they are entitled to. We don’t think that this is rocket science. If we apply our minds cooperatively then I’m confident that we’ll find solutions,

“We look forward to hearing positively from Minister Woodhouse,” Wagstaff said.