Commentary

(5) Payments for loss of a chance

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(5) Payments for loss of a chance

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(5)     Payments for loss of a chance

By contrast it appears from the EAT's decision in Lucy v British Airways UKEAT/0033/08 (13 January 2009, unreported) that remuneration which is only earned if specific tasks are carried out cannot be claimed as a deduction from wages if the relevant tasks have not been performed. That case concerned cabin crew who had been entitled to various allowances such as commission from sales, allowances for flying, or allowances for overnight stays when on flying duties. When their Manchester base closed, their contracts continued but they no longer performed flying duties. They

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