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Contracts of employment: Collectively agreed pay increases implied into individual contracts

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    Arthur H Wilton Ltd v Peebles and others EAT/835/93 (0 other reports)

Where it had been the practice over many years for an employer to apply the rates of pay agreed in national negotiations between the industry's employers' association and certain trade unions, those terms were implied into the contracts of employment of individual employees, holds the EATin Arthur H Wilton Ltd v Peebles and others. It followed that the employer's failure to apply nationally negotiated pay increases in the past two years amounted to an unlawful deduction from wages.