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    • joe lawson
    • By joe lawson 7th Mar 17, 4:44 PM
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    Understanding PILON
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    • 7th Mar 17, 4:44 PM
    Understanding PILON 7th Mar 17 at 4:44 PM
    After 20 years service, my contract of employment has recently been terminated due to ill health capability.
    I have received my final payment & whilst I have been paid my normal rate of pay for annual leave & hours owed, my 12 weeks PILON has been paid at a reduced rate (£2.33 p/h less).
    I believed, after reading many articles on the internet, that I would be entitled to the same rate of pay for these 12 weeks, as though I was still working.
    I worked permanent night duty, during my 20 years service.
    I would like to be fully informed of my entitlements before approaching my employer.
    I would be very grateful if anyone could shed any light on this please.
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    • Jmac28
    • By Jmac28 11th Mar 17, 12:11 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 12:11 PM
    Hi
    Have you contacted acas? They are very good they will be able to advise you on this. Sorry to here your in this situation I hope it works out for you.

    Jx
    Last edited by Jmac28; 11-03-2017 at 12:12 PM. Reason: First time
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 11th Mar 17, 4:04 PM
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    • 11th Mar 17, 4:04 PM
    If the difference between day and night shift is £2.33 ph then this would explain it. Have you checked your contract of employment, especially regarding PILON, it may state that only the basic rate applies in a PILON situation.

    If no mention of this or indeed of PILON then you do need to contact your employer. This article is helpful,

    http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4540

    but in your position I would look for further confirmation as ACAS have been known to get things wrong.
    Last edited by lincroft1710; 11-03-2017 at 4:07 PM.
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