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Holiday pay

  • 01-11-2022 9:48pm
    Registered Users Posts: 934 ✭✭✭

    Hi all

    I recently started working full time from October 4 this year,however I’ve a long holiday booked over Xmas and into the new year (4weeks).

    my question is would I be entitled too any holiday pay from My start date oct 4 till my holidays on December 6th ???

    it’s in the construction sector.



  • Registered Users Posts: 6,082 ✭✭✭El Gato De Negocios

    Yes, pro rata.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,806 ✭✭✭Dr Turk Turkelton

    To be honest I'd be more worried about my job being there for me when I come back after taking a month off when I had only started two months before than a couple of days holiday pay.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,610 ✭✭✭Buddy Bubs

    You'll probably have 1.66 days per month which is 6.64 days built up from start date in October to the end of January, 4 months. Plus there are public holidays over Xmas too. Not sure how many this year.

    A 4 week holiday is probably 20 days so you'll have some form of a shortfall you’ll have to address with employer.

    Does your employer know about the holiday?

  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Home & Garden Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators Posts: 22,191 CMod ✭✭✭✭Pawwed Rig

    Are you an employee or a contractor (self employed)?

  • Registered Users Posts: 25,251 ✭✭✭✭Mrs OBumble

    You may or may not be allowed to take annual leave this early in your contract: you will have accrued some leave entitlement as people above have said, but some places have rules saying no taking leave in the first N months.

    Also, in construction I'm not sure that you can just take annual leave whenever you want. In many places builder's holidays are set, so that everyone is on-site when sites are open and away when they're not.

    You need to talk to your employer to find out their policies.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 934 ✭✭✭Pinoy adventure

    The holidays were booked over a year ago well before I started working.

    im an employee and my boss is aware of this holiday.the site will be closed for almost 10 days anyway over the Christmas time so lessons the blow.

    there is another at least 5/6 years work ahead of us so no issue about my job security.

    Going forward it will be the builder holidays timeframe for any holidays taken.

  • Registered Users Posts: 934 ✭✭✭Pinoy adventure

    Is it correct too say it’s 1.66 days per month worked ?