Kocur v Royal Mail Group Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0181_17_2302
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The claimant was an agency worker and was supplied to the respondent through a third-party agency. After 12 weeks working he became entitled to ’12 week rights’ i.e. the same basic pay and working conditions as permanent employees. He argued that for each eight-hour night shift he was given a one hour break, but paid only for 30 minutes. Those employed directly, however, received a full hour’s pay. A claim was also brought with respect to annual leave, as those employed directly were entitled to more than 3 days’ extra annual leave compared to agency workers.
The Employment Tribunal dismissed
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