Antuzis & Others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWHC 971
Legal BodyEngland and Wales High Court (EWHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The claimants were migrant workers who had been employed by the defendant company. Instead of bringing Tribunal claims, they brought breach of contract claims against the company due to unpaid wages, failure to pay minimum wage, unlawful deductions from their wages and a failure to pay holiday pay. They also brought claims personally against the directors due to their part in inducing a breach of contract. At a previous substantive hearing it was held that the defendant was liable, which left damages to be assessed.
In terms of the substantive decision, the High Court had already established that the claimants had proved they were working more hours than
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