Davidson v City Electrical Factors Ltd [1998] IRLR 108 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Tribunal procedure: Seymour-Smith claims must be adjourned

    Date:
    1 March 1998

    In Davidson v City Electrical Factors Ltd, the EAT holds that any unfair dismissal claimant who has between one and two years' service has an enforceable right to an adjournment of the application in order to preserve his or her position pending the outcome of the Seymour-Smith case.

  • Seymour-Smith claims adjourned

    Date:
    1 March 1998

    In Davidson v City Electrical Factors Ltd (12 January 1998) EOR78C, the EAT has ruled that unfair dismissal claims by employees with between one and two years' service must be adjourned pending the outcome of the Seymour-Smith litigation challenging the increase in the unfair dismissal qualifying period from one year to two years.