Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive (t/a Nexus) v National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 1408
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues
The issue in this case related to a collective agreement struck between the claimant employer and the respondent trade union. The agreement included a provision that a productivity bonus for employees would be consolidated into their basic pay. The issue is that one of the Union’s members (Anderson) brought a claim for unlawful deduction from wages citing that they were entitled to an enhanced shift allowance. As it had not been enhanced they brought the claim and the Tribunal upheld it. The remedy decision in that case has not been made yet.
The claimant employer sought to bring proceedings to rectify the collective agreement on the basis of mistake. They
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