Mears Ltd v Salt Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0522_11_0106
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The appellant company appealed against an employment tribunal's decision that there had been an unlawful deduction from the wages of the respondent employees. The respondents had claimed that they were contractually entitled to receive an "electrician's travel time allowance" (ETTA).
The respondents were electricians working for a service team previously employed by Birmingham City Council. When employed by Birmingham City Council, they were paid an ETTA which had been created in 1958 under a collective agreement to compensate for loss of opportunity to gain productivity bonuses when required
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