Redundancy and disability discrimination

Disability Disabled workers may be selected for redundancy because of the employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments to allow for...

UNFAIR REDUNDANCY DISMISSAL: MORE CASES

Agreed procedures Jackson v General Accident, Fire & Life Assurance Co Ltd [1976] IRLR 338, EAT:The meaning of agreed procedure, relating...

RECENT EMPLOYMENT-RELATED CASES

DAMAGES Lost years of earnings Case Head v Culver Heating Co Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 34 Facts H was the managing director of EMSL, his own...

UNFAIR REDUNDANCY DISMISSAL

· Automatically unfair dismissal for specified reasons · No genuine redundancy situation · Failure to consult · ...

More redundancy law and practice

SHORT-TERM WORK & LAY-OFFS Temporary Lay-Offs Workers can claim statutory redundancy pay that they are eligible for and have been...

More redundancy law and practice

Suitable Alternative Employment Unreasonable refusal of suitable alternative employment results in loss of statutory redundancy pay. S....

REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

Source: section 135, ERA: employee has basic right to redundancy payment Those excluded from payments: · Independent contractors · ...

Fascism and the law

The use of the word “fascism” has become so debased that it is now virtually meaningless. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines...

More recent employment cases

RACE DISCRIMINATION Harassment Stale training Case Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen UKEAT/0031/20/AT Facts G, a man of Indian origin, was employed...

Shrewsbury pickets convictions quashed

The Shrewsbury Pickets In the case of Warren and others v R [2021] EWCA Crim 413, Court of Appeal, the facts, in summary, were that all...

CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS

On 15 February 2011, Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings became the first company to be convicted of the offence of corporate manslaughter...