Evans v Elemeta Holdings Ltd [1982] IRLR 143 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Evans v Elemeta Holdings Ltd

    Date:
    1 April 1982

    In Evans v Elemeta Holdings Ltd [1982] IRLR 143 EAT, the EAT emphasises that whether it is reasonable to dismiss an employee for refusing to accept a change in contractual terms depends upon whether it was reasonable for the employee to decline the terms. If it was reasonable for the employee to decline those terms, then it is unreasonable for the employer to dismiss the employee for such refusal.