Employment law cases

Ali and others v Christian Salvesen Food Services Ltd [1997] IRLR 17 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: No implied term in "annualised hours" contract

    15 December 1996

    In Christian Salvesen Food Services Ltd v Ali and others, the Court of Appeal considers an "annualised hours" contract, deriving from a collective agreement, under which employees were paid a standard wage for a notional 40-hour week, but overtime became payable only after 1,824 hours had been worked in a 12-month period.