Booth and others v United States of America [1999] IRLR 16 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Continuity of employment: Continuity not preserved during two-week breaks between contracts

    15 February 1999

    Employees employed by the same employer for total periods of between four and six years under a succession of temporary contracts of less than two years' duration, were not regarded as continuing in employment by custom or arrangement during regular two-week breaks between those contracts, holds the EAT in Booth and others v United States of America.