McMaster v Manchester Airport plc [1998] IRLR 112 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Date of dismissal: Dismissal date was day that employee read dismissal letter

    Date:
    15 May 1998

    The effective date of termination of an employee summarily dismissed by a letter from his employer was the day he read the letter on returning home from an overnight trip, not the previous day when the letter was delivered to his home, holds the EAT in McMaster v Manchester Airport plc.