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Case roundup: National Minimum Wage and date of dismissal

This report relates to 2 case(s)

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    Miklaszewicz v Stolt Offshore Ltd [2001] IRLR 656 EAT (2 other reports)

    • Tribunal may leave some stones unturned

      Date:
      1 November 2001

      The Court of Appeal gives important guidance on how far tribunals need to go in exploring the circumstances of a claim. Plus cases on protected disclosure, redundancy selection, discrimination by an agent, working time exemptions and constructive dismissal.

    • Public interest disclosure: Date of dismissal determines applicability of whistleblowing provisions

      Date:
      15 August 2001

      An employment tribunal had jurisdiction to consider a complaint by an employee that he had been unfairly dismissed for making a "protected disclosure" about his employer to the Inland Revenue, notwithstanding that the relevant disclosure was made in 1993, six years before the provisions of Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 came into force, holds the EAT in Miklaszewicz v Stolt Offshore Ltd.

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    Wright v Scottbridge Construction Ltd [2001] IRLR 589 EAT (3 other reports)

    • National minimum wage: National minimum wage payable for all nightwatchman's hours

      Date:
      19 November 2001

      In Wright v Scottbridge Construction Ltd, the EAT holds that a nightwatchman who was required to be on his employer's premises for 14 hours each night was entitled to be paid the national minimum wage in respect of all those hours even though, while required to respond to an alarm at any time, he only had to undertake specific tasks that took around four hours a night, and was permitted to sleep if he chose to when not carrying out those tasks.

    • Tribunal may leave some stones unturned

      Date:
      1 November 2001

      The Court of Appeal gives important guidance on how far tribunals need to go in exploring the circumstances of a claim. Plus cases on protected disclosure, redundancy selection, discrimination by an agent, working time exemptions and constructive dismissal.

    • On appeal

      Date:
      25 September 2001

      Continuing our regular series spelling out the implications of important cases which have been heard recently in the appeal courts.

This weeks case roundup, covering the payment of the National Minimum Wage during working hours in which an employee is allowed to sleep and the date of dismissal for the purposes of a claim.