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Constructive dismissal: employer's "settled intention" to halve employee's sick pay was fundamental breach of contract

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constructive dismissal | sick pay | fundamental breach of contract

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employer was in fundamental breach of contract when it indicated to an employee on long-term sick leave its settled intention to reduce his sick pay by 50%, which was in breach of a collective agreement.