Amdocs Systems Group Ltd v Langton Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 1027
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment
The claimant started working for the respondent’s predecessor in 2003. At that point, Clause 6 of his contract entitled him to benefits as detailed in the staff manual and offer letter. The offer letter outlined income protection plan which would pay staff on long-term sick 75% of their salary. It was also stated that the payments under the protection plan would increase by 5% each year (to protect against inflation). In 2006 the respondent took over the claimant’s employer. In 2009, the claimant began a period of long-term sickness absence and started to receive the income protection plan payments.
In 2015 the claimant realised that the 5% escalator was not being applied and
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