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Please explain what this holiday compensation actually is? What do they offer/give you and how does the 2 year period fit in?
Thank you very much for clarifying. They are correct that the law limits holiday pay claims to 2 years only, meaning that you cannot generally claim for unpaid holidays going back further than 2 years. The specific law that deals with this is the Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014. I understand that there are various legal firms making separate group claims against Uber or at least negotiating with them to try and cover holiday for a longer period, but as far as the law stands, you can only go back 2 years. You may find that Uber agrees to pay more than the 2 years but that could be as part of a deal with the firm they are negotiating with and the people it represents. It may be worth looking around or talking to colleagues to see if they are joining any such group claim or know of any, so you can consider joining them too if needed.
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