Labour & European Law Review
13 June 2013
In a recent decision, the Employment Appeal Tribunal overturned an employment tribunal’s finding that each Woolworths’ store amounted to an establishment for the purposes of collective redundancy consultation set out in section 188 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA).
Employers have a duty to inform and consult with “affected employees” in the event of a transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).
Although the Employment Rights Act (ERA) states that employers cannot make unlawful deductions from workers’ wages, the definition of wages does not include pension payments.