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Backdated holiday pay: how to get any money you are owed

Find out if you’re eligible for a one-off corrective payment for ‘regular overtime’

Find out if you’re eligible for a one-off corrective payment for ‘regular overtime’ worked in 2019-2021 and previously not calculated in your holiday pay

Why are nurses getting back-dated holiday pay now?

Earlier this year, NHS nurses in England were told they could be eligible to get back-dated holiday pay after a campaign to correct historic errors in the way it was worked out.

The move followed a series of legal claims by members of Unison and negotiations with NHS employers led by the union.

Sara Gorton

The errors occurred because some NHS organisations did not take into account overtime when calculating holiday pay.

The deal agreed by Unison

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