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Advice on accrued holidays for term time/part time worker

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Ripley13 Thu 21-Feb-13 20:53:01


I was wondering if anyone can answer this question as HR, so far can't and expect me to wait another 3 weeks, after waiting 4 already to find out the answer! I am due to start my maternity leave on May 10th, and plan to take 9 months which will take me up to mid Feb. Anyway I was wondering if anyone knew if I would accrue the summer hols, October week etc and be able to add these hols onto the end of my mat leave.

Thanks in advance smile

ValentineWiggins Thu 21-Feb-13 21:09:14

I think you will accrue 9/12 of your holiday allowance and then be able to add that onto the end. Plus 9/12 of however many bank holidays there are in a year..

auntpetunia Fri 22-Feb-13 20:17:05

Do you work part time term time only in a school? As were I work we don't get holiday we just don't work then so nothing would accrue.

ceeveebee Fri 22-Feb-13 20:32:25

I have a feeling that you can't accrue holidays if you are term time only - I've seen threads on here by teachers and they don't get accrued holiday I think. Am sure there will be an expert along shortly to confirm!

Ripley13 Sat 23-Feb-13 16:11:25

I work three days a week, Wednesday to Friday (21.5 hrs) term-time in a college library. I get all the holidays schools get, Summer, Easter, October week etc. I can't get time off outwith term time hols.

auntpetunia Sat 23-Feb-13 19:59:06

So therefore there are no holidays available for you to accrue! You can only accrue holiday if you work in place where you can take holiday when you want and have a set number of days annual leave allowance .

Unfortunately you will have to go back mid February.

Ripley13 Sun 17-Mar-13 19:09:26

Well at last HR worked out that I would be owed 16.5 days holiday which could be added onto my maternity leave. And as I only work part-time these days will cover the Wednesday-Fridays I work. I therefore go back the last week in March instead of the 12th of Feb. Very happy as I get more time to spend with my little one before returning to work smile

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