Opalkova v Acquire Care Ltd (Unlawful Deduction From Wages - National Minimum Wage)  UKEAT 0209_20_0605
Appeal against the rejection of claims of unlawful deductions. Appeal allowed in part.
Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake  UKSC 8
The Supreme Court has dimissed appeals against a failure to pay the NMW for hours spent sleeping.
Uber BV and others v Aslam and others  UKSC 5
Appeal against an ET decision (upheld by the EAT and Court of Appeal) that Uber drivers were workers for the purposes of employment legislation and therefore entitled to be paid the minimum wage, to receive holiday pay and to benefit from other protections. Appeal dismissed.
National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates from April 2021
New National Minimum Wage and Living Wage rates published
Revenue and Customs v Ant Marketing Ltd UKEAT/0051/19/OO
Appeal and cross-appeal against the ET’s decision on issues under the national minimum wage (“NMW”) legislation. Appeal and cross-appeal dismissed.
May 2020 Online Update Course
This month's 12 questions are based on one Supreme Court case and two EAT cases.
Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Middlesbrough Football and Athletic Company (1986) Ltd UKEAT/0234/19/LA
Appeal against the ET’s decision that employees of the Respondent were not being paid below the national minimum wage (“NMW”). Appeal allowed.
National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates from April 2020
National Living Wage to hit 60 per cent target in April
August 2019 Online Update Course
This month's 12 questions are based on 3 Court of Appeal cases.
Mears Homecare Ltd v Bradburn and others UKEAT/0170/18/JOJ
Appeal against the ET’s decision allowing the Claimants’ claims for declarations and awards, in respect of the Respondent’s failure to respond to production notices under s 10 National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (“NMWA”), following a relevant transfer within the meaning of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”). Appeal allowed.