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Metro Glass court ruling could cost businesses millions

Dan Brunskill
Thu, 22 Jul 2021

The appeal court is weighing up a decision that could cost firms millions (Image: Supplied)
Dan Brunskill
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Businesses could be on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars of holiday pay if the court of appeal rules against Metro Glass in a pivotal employment law case.The Labour Inspectorate accused Metro Performance Glass of under-paying holiday pay by not appropriately recognising its short-term incentive scheme as part of employees’ gross income.The employment court decided in favour of the labour inspector last year, effectively ruling that only a narrow class of bonus payments could be excluded from holiday pay calculations.Metro Glass...

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