Tag Archive: automatic unfair dismissal

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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whistleblowing

Hidden reasons for dismissal

Dismissal of an employee will be automatically unfair if the main reason for the dismissalView Article

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Can an individual be personally liable for a whistleblowing dismissal?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment for making aView Article

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trade union representative

Was a trade union representative unfairly dismissed despite alleged misuse of confidential information?

An employee’s dismissal is automatically unfair if the reason, or principal reason for the dismissalView Article

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Whistleblowing: what did the decision maker know?

Dismissal of an employee will be automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal isView Article

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