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(b) Payments in respect of expenses

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(b) Payments in respect of expenses

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(b)     Payments in respect of expenses

The fact that it is not possible, by virtue of ERA 1996 s 27(2)(b), to bring a claim for unpaid expenses as an unauthorised deductions claim is often overlooked. However, it may be open to the worker to pursue unpaid expenses by means of a contractual action if he or she can show a contractual right to payment. (It should be remembered that contractual claims can only be brought in the employment tribunal in limited circumstances and as a result may have to be pursued in the civil courts: see

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