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Croydon Health Services NHS Trust v. G Brown

An employment tribunal's finding of unfair dismissal was not perverse but it had erred in failing to make a finding on the employer's argument that the employee had contributed to... Read More

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Garry Hay & Others v. (1) Gilgrove Ltd (2) C&C Fruit & Veg Ltd

A collective agreement that prescribed the distribution of "porterage" payments between registered porters at a fruit and vegetable market could not sensibly be interpreted to mean that, in later circumstances... Read More

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George v. Ministry of Justice (Court of Appeal)

When will a collective agreement be incorporated into a contract of employment? When is such a term apt for incorporation into a contract? Are the preceding negotiations relevant?   George... Read More

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Unison v. Kelly (Court of Appeal)

This is an appeal from Unison v Kelly [2012] IRLR 442, heard in the EAT.   The ET had found that the respondent members had been unjustifiably disciplined contrary to... Read More

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Qantas Cabin Crew (UK) Ltd v. (1) A Lopez (2) A Hooper

In a dispute concerning the correct interpretation of contracts of employment, the Employment Appeal Tribunal found that the contracts were to be construed as providing that food and housing allowances... Read More

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Parexel International Ltd v. L Adnett

An appeal against an employment tribunal's refusal to grant an adjournment was allowed where it had failed to give adequate reasons. However, a renewed application for an adjournment was refused... Read More

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Konczak v. BAE Systems (Operations) Ltd

An employment tribunal had erred in concluding that a claimant's refusal of an offer of settlement was so unreasonable that it broke the chain of causation. The appellant (K) appealed... Read More

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Woodcock v. Cumbria PCT

An employment tribunal had been entitled to find that, although an employee's age had been the reason for his dismissal without proper consultation, the dismissal had been justified because it... Read More

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Unison v. Kelly (EAT)

The restrictions on trade union discipline imposed by the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 s.65(2)(c) were not an unlawful contravention of the European Convention on Human Rights... Read More

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Laura Bowater v. Northwest London Hospitals NHS Trust

An employment tribunal had been entitled to find that the summary dismissal of a nurse for making a lewd comment during restraint of a patient was unfair and outside the... Read More

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N Woodcock v. Cumbria Primary Care Trust

Where an employer had not followed the statutory dismissal procedure, an employment tribunal had to make a finding of automatic unfair dismissal under the Employment Rights Act 1996 Pt X... Read More

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Beasley v. National Grid

In the circumstances an employment tribunal had been right to hold that it had no jurisdiction to hear a complaint of unfair dismissal presented 88 seconds outside the statutory time... Read More

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Lakshmi v. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust

An employer was in breach of contract for failing to adjourn a disciplinary hearing, contrary to its disciplinary policy, and thereby in breach of contract for dismissing the employee at... Read More

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First West Yorkshire v. Haigh

Where an employee was long-term absent through ill health and the employer's pension scheme contained enhanced provisions for ill-health retirement on the ground of permanent incapacity, fairness required the employer... Read More

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Jones v. Valleys to Coast Housing Ltd

Employment - procedure - discrimination - striking out - statistical evidence in indirect discrimination cases... Read More

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Calor Gas Ltd v. Bray

BIAS : CONSULTATION : MATERNITY LEAVE : REDUNDANCY : SEX DISCRIMINATION : UNFAIR DISMISSAL : CONSULTATION PERIOD DURING MATERNITY LEAVE : reg.10 MATERNITY AND PARENTAL LEAVE ETC. REGULATIONS 1999 :... Read More

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Parmar v. McDonalds Restaurants Ltd

Employment tribunal - Appeal from tribunal - Duty of employers to make reasonable adjustments - Defence of justification... Read More

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Hussain v. Century Electronics UK Inc Ltd

  Unfair dismissal - Compensation - The employment tribunal took far too limited an approach to the proper assessment of compensation in unfair dismissal proceedings.... Read More

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Rothschild Asset Management Ltd v Ako

Until the procedural rules for employment tribunals were amended, applicants who withdrew their complaints should be asked for a statement outlining their reasons for doing so to ascertain whether they... Read More
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