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Our employment contract says we get 20 days’ holiday “pro-rata” for part-time staff, plus eight bank holidays. Should part-timers who work extra hours get extra holidays?

As long as the part-timers get the statutory equivalent of 5.6 weeks’ holiday, any extra will be subject to the terms of their contract (although the law says that part-timers should not be treated differently simply because they work part-time). But it would appear that your contract takes account of the number of days or hours you work in calculating your holiday entitlement, so people working extra hours ought to get more holiday under the “pro-rata” agreement.

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