Dryden v Greater Glasgow Health Board [1992] IRLR 469 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Smoking ban upheld

    Date:
    15 November 1992

    In the absence of any specific express or implied contractual term giving employees a "right to smoke", an employer is at liberty to introduce a smoking ban in its workplace by amending its working rules, holds the EAT in Dryden v Greater Glasgow Health Board.