The Supreme Court has held that, in the absence of an express term, contractual notice of termination of someone’s employment takes effect when it comes to the employee’s attention and they either read it or have a reasonable opportunity to…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has overturned a tribunal’s decision to strike out a complaint of direct marriage discrimination following a dismissal.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer breached the implied term of trust and confidence when it gave a false reason for an employee’s dismissal.

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The Court of Appeal has held that the fairness of a dismissal should be judged by the decision-maker’s knowledge, not what they ought to have known.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a dismissal was not unfair where the employer took into account previous incidents that had not been subject to disciplinary action.

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In the opinion of an Advocate General pregnant workers may be protected before they even inform their employer that they are pregnant.

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The European Court of Justice has held that use of zero hours contracts for young workers with automatic dismissal at age 25 was not unlawful age discrimination.

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An employment tribunal has held that an employee who made derogatory comments on social media was neither unfairly nor wrongfully dismissed.

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The Court of Appeal has held that an employee’s poor attitude to organisational change could amount to gross misconduct.

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