Unauthorised deductions

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  • Wages Act: Tribunal must decide contractual entitlement

    Date:
    15 November 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    Where employees argue that they have not received the full pay to which they are entitled and that this amounts to an unlawful deduction under the Wages Act, the industrial tribunal must first determine any dispute about what wages are properly payable under the contract, the EAT confirms in Yemm and others v British Steel plc.

  • Wages Act: Agreement did not authorise deduction of training costs

    Date:
    15 March 1992
    Type:
    Law reports

    An agreement under which an employee was liable to repay a proportion of a training course fee to his employer if his employment terminated within a certain period did not specifically authorise repayment by way of a deduction from wages, holds the EAT in Potter v Hunt Contracts Ltd.

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