Crofts and others v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and others [2005] IRLR 624 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment tribunal jurisdiction: Flexibility used in applying Lawson v Serco

    Date:
    29 July 2005

    In Crofts and others v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and others, the Court of Appeal holds that pilots who worked for a Hong Kong airline but who were based in or residing in England and who were subject to contracts of employment with a UK-based subsidiary of the airline could bring unfair dismissal claims in a domestic employment tribunal.

  • More guidance is needed on rights of overseas staff

    Date:
    7 June 2005

    Recent case law has failed to clarify sufficiently the status of employment tribunal jurisdiction regarding employees based overseas, argues Sue Nickson of Hammonds.