Martin v Forbes [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 21619/23
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Breach of Contract; Unlawful Deduction from Wages


The claimant was employed by the respondent as a Lorry Driver from October 2022 until February 2023.   The claimant received £600.00 by way of bank transfer weekly and £200.00 in cashIn February he only received the bank transfer for one week and in a second week did not receive pay for four days worked.   When queried with the respondent the claimant was told that payment had not been made as the respondent was trying to work out how to fix some extensive damage to a lorry. The claimant brought a claim for an unlawful deduction from wages as a result of a breach of contract.  


The claimant was successful

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This article is correct at 29/02/2024

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