NI Tribunal Applies Fulton v Bear Scotland

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 16 December 2014
John Taggart BL
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On 7th November, we brought you a review of the 'holiday pay/overtime' cases of Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Wood and others [2014] UKEATS/0047/13/BI:

Our review is available for subscribers in the vault (#1489). A Northern Ireland tribunal has now issued its 44-page decision in a case relating to non-guaranteed and voluntary overtime, held back in until the Fulton case was published. At the time of our Fulton review we stated that, "It is the case that a UKEAT decision is not binding in Northern Ireland. However, the legislative rights on this issue are the same and the logic will apply." How right we were. Here is John Taggart BL's review of

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