Dechert

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Categories:Employment,UK

Sick workers in UK not required to make leave request to enjoy accrued annual leave benefits

The Supreme Court recently held in NHS Leeds v Larner that the statutory right to 28 days annual leave or, if the leave cannot be taken before termination of employment, the right to a payment in lieu of untaken leave, is not conditional upon a sick worker having made a leave request to the employer in the relevant leave year.

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