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holiday entiltlement and maternity leave

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lillypie Tue 02-Sep-08 14:59:38

I hope someone can help me to clear this up.

I started my maternity leave in Feb last year,my holiday period starts from April so I took my remaining holiday for that period before I started my mat.leave.

Ok,then when I returned to work in September I was told that I hadn't accrued any holiday entitlement while I was on maternity leave and my holiday period had to re-start from the date I returned to work.

Is this right?

islandofsodor Tue 02-Sep-08 15:03:03

No, you accrue holiday as normal during ordinary maternity leave. During additional maternity leave I think it's slightly different. You accrue the legal minimum but may not accrue extra contractual entitlement.

flowerybeanbag Tue 02-Sep-08 15:05:19

You do continue to accrue holiday during maternity leave, see here.

lillypie Tue 02-Sep-08 15:11:13

Thank you very much,I wanted to be sure before I tackled them about it.

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