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Williams & Others v British Airways Plc - airline pilots, holiday pay, and task-related allowances

Airline pilots' holiday pay must be comparable to normal remuneration and include all allowances that are linked intrinsically to the performance of tasks that pilots are obliged to perform, such as time spent flying. 

Sally Williams was an airline pilot employed by BA. When working, she received basic pay, a flying time pay supplement and an allowance for time away from base, but under her employment contract her holiday pay was at the basic pay rate only.

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