Jones v Secretary of State for Employment EAT/439/95

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Frustration of contract by employee's sickness

    Date:
    1 October 1996

    In Jones v Secretary of State for Employment the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's decision that an employee's contract of employment was frustrated by his incapacity for work because of sickness for a 22-month period, during which his only contact with his employer was one telephone call three months after his sickness absence began.