Rogers v Dorothy Barley School [2012] UKEAT 0013_12_1403

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unlawful Deduction from Wages; Breach of Contract; Costs

This case concerned an appeal by Mr David Rogers arising from his claim brought to the Employment Tribunals Service against his employer, the Dorothy Barley School. Mr Rogers is the long-serving caretaker at the school, and as a benefit of his employment he occupies the school caretaker's house. The Claimant asserted that his contract of employment stated that he would not pay for water supplied to the house – this was his employer‟s responsibility. When presented with a bill for water supplies. Mr Rogers complained to the employment Tribunal that his wages had been unlawfully deducted and that his contract had been breached. Under Part II Employment Rights Act 1996 it is unlawful

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This article is correct at 20/04/2012

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