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Malone & Ors v British Airways Plc - collective agreement terms were not incorporated into individual contracts of employment

Court of Appeal confirms that the terms of a collective agreement setting out minimum cabin crew numbers for BA aircraft did not form part of the cabin staffs' employment contracts: accordingly, BA did not breach those contracts when it reduced cabin crew numbers, but still within legal limits set by the FAA regulator. 

editor's subsequent note:  on 9th February 2011 the Supreme Court refused leave to appeal against the decision noted below

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