Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive (t/a Nexus) v National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 1408
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues
Issues covered: Trade Unions; Collective Agreements

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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This article is correct at 02/11/2022

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Jason Elliott BL

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