Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] IRLR 279 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Damage elevation

    Date:
    1 July 2001

    A recent decision by the House of Lords may have opened the door to higher claims for compensation from dismissed employees. Benjimin Burgher looks at the likely ramifications of the decision.

  • Damages: No common law remedy for financial loss flowing from manner of dismissal

    Date:
    1 May 2001

    There is no common law contractual remedy for financial or other loss allegedly flowing from the manner or circumstances of an employee's dismissal, holds the House of Lords in Johnson v Unisys Ltd.