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Case round-up: Sunday working

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    Copsey v WWB Devon Clays Ltd [2005] IRLR 811 CA (2 other reports)

    • Unfair dismissal: Dismissal for refusal of Sunday working not unfair

      30 September 2005

      In Copsey v WWB Devon Clays Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights did not require the Employment Rights Act 1996 to be interpreted in such a way as to render a dismissal for refusing a change to his working hours that meant working on Sundays, unfair.

    • Case round up

      1 September 2005

      Judith Harris of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and provides advice on what to do about them.

This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering dismissal for refusing to work on Sundays.

Sunday working dismissal claim overruled on appeal

Copsey v WWB Devon Clays Limited, Court of Appeal, 25 July 2005

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision that an employee's dismissal for refusing to work on Sundays was fair for 'some other substantial reason'.