Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2013] All ER (D) 260 (May)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Peter Clark

Representation The employee appeared in person.
  Daniel Oudkerk QC and Katherine Eddy (instructed by Somerset County Council) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 25 April 2013


Unlawful deduction from wages - Jurisdiction - Employment tribunal upholding employee's claim for unlawful deduction of wages - Employer appealing - Whether employement tribunal having jurisdiction to make orders it had made - Whether pension contributions amounting to wages - Whether appeal to be allowed.

The Case

Unlawful deduction from wages Jurisdiction. The employer's claim for unauthorised deduction from wages was upheld by the employment tribunal. The employer appealed on the ground that the tribunal had had no jurisdiction to make the orders it had made. In allowing the appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employment judge had had no jurisdiction to make the declarations which he had. In those circumstances, the judge's orders were set aside.

Practice Areas

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