| 29 May 2020

Holidays Act headaches: Court ruling on “discretionary” bonus payments and customary closedowns

Recent years have seen an increase in Labour Inspector audits and Holidays Act remediation projects. There have also been calls for simplification of the Holidays Act. However, with the Holidays Act Taskforce having reported back to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety only in the latter part of 2019, and an overhaul of the legislation some time away, it remains as important as ever for employers to keep abreast of developments in the courts on Holidays Act issues.


By Hannah King, Associate