28 Right to guarantee payment
28 Right to guarantee payment

(1)     Where throughout a day during any part of which an employee would normally be required to work in accordance with his contract of employment the employee is not provided with work by his employer by reason of—

(a)     a diminution in the requirements of the employer's business for work of the kind which the employee is employed to do, or

(b)     any other occurrence affecting the normal working of the employer's business in relation to work of the kind which the employee is employed to do,

the employee is entitled to be paid by his employer an amount in respect of that day.

(2)     In this Act a payment to which an employee is entitled under subsection (1) is referred to as a guarantee payment.