Alcan Extrusions v Yates and others [1996] IRLR 327 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dismissal: Imposition of new terms amounted to express dismissal

    1 August 1996

    The unilateral imposition of a continuous rolling shift pattern in place of the traditional shifts previously worked by employees in accordance with their contracts amounted to an express dismissal of those employees, who reserved their right to complain of unfair dismissal even though they worked under the new system, holds the EAT in Alcan Extrusions v Yates and others.