Witley and District Men's Club v Mackay [2001] IRLR 595 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Courts of Appeal conflict over definition of detriment

    Date:
    1 October 2001

    Two apparently contradictory judgements address whether treatment must have any material consequences to constitute a detriment under discrimination law. Plus, cases on Tupe, termination payments and unfair dismissal for misconduct unrelated to employment

  • On appeal

    Date:
    25 September 2001

    Continuing our regular series spelling out the implications of important cases which have been heard recently in the appeal courts.

  • Case roundup: Race discrimination and payments on termination

    Date:
    4 September 2001

    This week's case roundup, covering the meaning of a "detriment" within race discrimination and payment in lieu of accrued but untaken holiday on termination of employment.

  • Working time: Provision in contract for withholding accrued holiday pay was void

    Date:
    1 August 2001

    In Witley & District Mens Club v Mackay, the EAT holds that a provision in a collective agreement denying pay in lieu of outstanding holiday entitlement to a worker dismissed for dishonesty, which was incorporated into his contract of employment, was rendered void by the Working Time Regulations 1998.