Different payment methods are prescribed by the Act based on the employee circumstances at the time. The key factors are
From the Pay Calculation screen select Leave then Holiday Pay . The following screen is shown
Based on the selection above, various screens are shown based on the employee circumstances at the time.
Follow the instructions on each screen to complete payment in accordance with the Act.
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I read that under the new Holidays Act an employee can sell a holiday day back to an employer? Is this true?
Yes, from 1st April 2011 it is legal for an employee to cash up to one weeks annual leave each year and take the money rather than a holiday.
Technically, a request to cash up annual leave must be made in writing by the employee.
The key is that the decision to cash up leave is "informed and voluntary".
An employer cannot force an employee to cash up annual leave.
Cashing Up Holiday Pay
Payment For Sick Leave If Taken On A Public Holiday
You are not required to pay your staff time and a half if they call in sick on a public holiday they would have otherwise worked more..