Tag Archive: automatic unfair dismissal

Parental leave

Dismissal for ‘seeking’ to take parental leave?

It is automatically unfair to dismiss an employee if the reason or principal reason forView Article

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Whistleblowing claims and uplifts in compensation

An employee can issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal if they believe they haveView Article

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Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing framework review

The Government has announced a review of the whistleblowing framework.  The Public Interest Disclosure ActView Article

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Automatic unfair dismissal claims – refusal to attend work due to COVID concerns

A dismissal can be automatically unfair in certain circumstances.  This includes where the reason forView Article

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pregnant

New protection for pregnant employees in a redundancy situation?

The Government has announced that it is backing the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and FamilyView Article

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Is it automatically unfair to dismiss for failure to attend work due to COVID concerns?

A dismissal is automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal is that the employeeView Article

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strike

Is an employee taking part in a strike protected from detriment?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment by their employerView Article

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Was it automatically unfair to dismiss an employee who expressed concerns about working in the office and asked to be furloughed?

A dismissal is automatically unfair if the reason for it is that in circumstances ofView Article

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health and safety

Is dismissal for causing “friction” while carrying out health and safety activities automatically unfair?

It is automatically unfair to dismiss an employee if the reason for the dismissal isView Article

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Is dismissal for staying away from work due to COVID concerns automatically unfair?

In the first case of which we are aware, an Employment Tribunal (ET) has consideredView Article

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