A European court of justice ruling has real consequences for businesses owing their workers millions of pounds in holiday pay – while we’re in the EUOn Tuesday we received the result in the latest battle over workers’ rights. It was a fight between the Tory government and conservative British courts on one side and the court of justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the other. And the workers won.
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The government’s plan of simply enshrining all EU-derived rights in domestic legislation simply won’t do the job