John Grace Fried Chicken High Court Case and Employment Regulation Orders

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 18 August 2011
Antoinette Vahey
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I was interested in the “John Grace Fried Chicken” High Court case. I am also covered by a Joint Labour Committee Agreement, although not within the catering industry. Are all Employment Regulation Orders now unlawful and unenforceable? Does the John Grace case just apply to catering or can I start to offer lower wages within my industry? Can I reduce the wages of existing staff based on the decision? How do I handle it?

Antoinette Vahey writes:

In the John Grace Fried Chicken High Court case, Mr Justice Feeney ruled that the provisions of the 1946 and 1990 Industrial Relations Acts permitting Joint Labour Committees (JLCs) to prepare Employment Regulation Orders (EROs), which were

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