Clifford v Devon County Council [1994] IRLR 628 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Exclusions and qualifications: Eight-hours threshold breaches European law

    Date:
    1 January 1995

    In Clifford v Devon County Council, the EAT confirms that the number of hours per week worked is no longer relevant to qualification for redundancy pay or compensation for unfair dismissal in the case of public sector employees who have worked for an employer for more than two years.

  • No hours bar on unfair dismissal claims

    Date:
    1 December 1994

    In Clifford v Devon County Council the EAT has ruled that public sector employees are eligible to bring an unfair dismissal complaint, by using EC law, even though they work less than eight hours per week.