Commentary

(b) Changes which benefit employees

Division AII Contract of Employment
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(b) Changes which benefit employees

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(b)     Changes which benefit employees

The orthodox contractual requirements that there should be consideration for a new agreement reached is easily satisfied in the case of improvements by an employer, such that the employer cannot resile from beneficial changes on this basis.

'Lee v GEC Plessey Communications [1993] IRLR 383, QBD. It was contended that no consideration was given by the employees for enhanced redundancy terms specified in a collective agreement and incorporated by reference to the collective agreement in a statement of terms and conditions of employment. Held; 'where in the context of pay negotiations, increased remuneration is

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