Robertson v British Gas Corporation: CA 1983

Collective agreements ordinarily create no legally enforceable obligations between a union and the employers. Akner LJ did not accept that the statutory statement of terms and conditions equally placed a heavy burden on the employee and employer in establishing the terms of the employment.


Akner LJ


[1983] ICR 351


ApprovedSystem Floors (UK) Ltd v Daniel EAT 14-Oct-1981
Browne-Wilkinson J discussed the status of the statement of main terms of employment: ‘It provides very strong prima facie evidence of what were the terms of the contract between the parties but does not constitute a written contract between the . .

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CitedParkwood Leisure Ltd v Alemo-Herron and 23 Others CA 29-Jan-2010
The employees asserted unauthorised deductions from their wages. The company appealed against an order re-instating their claims. When employed by the council, the claimants had the right to pay increases in accordance with rates set by national . .
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Employment, Contract

Updated: 02 May 2022; Ref: scu.396481