Scottish Thomas Cook workers could be due thousands in extra pay on top of redundancy

Hundreds of ex Thomas cook workers across Scotland could be in line for thousands of pounds of  extra pay on top of statutory redundancy according to a little known labour law says a leading employment lawyer.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 3:33 pm
Thomas Cook went into administration in the early hours of Monday morning. Picture: PA

Aneil Balgobin of Simpson Millar solicitors says Thomas Cook staff who were told not to come into work on Monday morning are likely to be able to make a claim of up to 90 days extra gross pay.He says that due to the fact that staff from the collapsed firm were not consulted over their collective redundancy means they are able to claim under a little known 'protective award' employment law.

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