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Automatically unfair dismissal

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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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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automatic unfair dismissal

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

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Automatic unfair dismissal

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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Hidden reasons for dismissal

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

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Whistleblowing

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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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

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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Whistleblowing: what is in the public interest?

The Court of Appeal has given guidance on the issue of whether a disclosure isView Article

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