Employee entitled to trial period in job Failure to comply with a contractual obligation to offer a trial period in a redundancy situation is likely to be unfair as held in this case. The Employment Appeal Tribunal did not need…

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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 Employment Appeal tribunal has held that a tribunal was entitled to conclude that the collective consultation obligations were breached when an employer made a number of redundancies.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who was depressed was not discriminated against when he was made redundant.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee was not unfairly dismissed when he was made redundant because his disability was not the reason for his dismissal.

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The Court of Appeal has held that, in the absence of an express term, contractual notice of termination takes effect when the employee personally takes delivery of the letter containing notice.

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The Court of Appeal has held that the compulsory retirement of police officers following budget cuts was lawful.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who changed to part-time working on her return from maternity leave and who was subsequently dismissed by reason of redundancy, had been subjected to indirect sex discrimination, part-time worker detriment and…

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Employers who don’t follow the correct redundancy procedure risk tribunal claims Redundancy is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, provided that it is genuine and the correct procedures are followed, but far too often I see employers get it wrong. Employers…

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