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Temporary Work. Full Time. Will I get paid for the bank holiday?

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I get paid by the hour and work full time but the role is only temporary. I'm just curious if i am entitled to be paid for the bank holidays coming up, like the full time members of still will be. An… Read More
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7y, 2m agoPosted 7 years, 2 months ago
I get paid by the hour and work full time but the role is only temporary.
I'm just curious if i am entitled to be paid for the bank holidays coming up, like the full time members of still will be.

Anyone able to help?
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7y, 2m agoPosted 7 years, 2 months ago
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#1
How about asking them?!>!
#2
Depends if youre paye or agency :thumbsup:


Paye- yes
Agency- no
banned#3
cdm22
How about asking them?!>!


+1 come on op do your own homework
#4
cdm22
How about asking them?!>!


I will do, 2mo. I'm just wondering now and to whether i am entitled to be. As temp workers have different rights to fully employed.
#5
I would say you dont qualify for it im afraid, you may be asked to work over time to make up for the lost hours on bank holidays
#6
I doubt it. I have been agency since July and bank holidays hurt alot. Went on the cards this week just in time for easter.
[mod]#7
Check your contract.
#8
My agency just count bank holidays as normal days; you can take them as holiday but it may well be unpaid unless you chose to use your paid holiday for them. I don't get any extra entitlement-if I don't go in I don't get paid, and I want to save my holidays for later in the year. Also, I get paid the normal rate, no special rate for the BH. I imagine you can take it as unpaid leave if you want the days off.
#9
The rate you get is determined by the employer not the agency. I worked a bank holiday at Christmas and my agency tried to pay me time and half. A quick word with my employer and I got the double time a bank holiday deserves.
banned#10
triple time Friday...just saying

6hrs toil for Thursday, 12hrs toil for Monday
#11
when working as a temporary worker through an agency you a crew holidays as you are not a contracted member of staff you will not get paid for bank holidays should you wish to be paid for the bank holiday you normally have to give your agency 1 weeks notice and if you have accumulated enough hours/days then they will pay you in your normal wage. i believe but please dont quote me on it temporary workers are entitled to 22 days holiday obviously thats based on you working full hours through the whole year
#12
I was also wondering about this, I know in the past that temporary agency staff have never been paid for bank holidays, but on talking to a friend, she advised me that the law had changed and that temporary staff were now entitled to get paid for bank holidays, so I am trying to find out if this is correct or not. My agency pays me a hourly rate, which includes my holiday, which I dont really think is fair, but what can you do.
#13
Agency staff get 28 days paid holiday a year that includes bank holidays, if you been there over 12 weeks you get the same as a full time contracted worker, I am agency staff working the bank holiday today I get time and half plus the day back in holiday hrs
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