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Automatically unfair dismissal: Causal link between dismissal and paternity leave necessary

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    Atkins v Coyle Personnel plc [2008] IRLR 420 EAT (0 other reports)

In Atkins v Coyle Personnel plc EAT/0206/07, the EAT held that, for an employee to claim successfully that his dismissal was related to the fact that he had taken paternity leave, there must be a causal link between the dismissal and the leave.