O'Laoire v Jackel International Ltd (No.2) [1991] IRLR 170 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Wrongful dismissal damages not reduced by UD award

    Date:
    22 March 1991

    The Court of Appeal holds in O'Laoire v Jackel International Ltd that, unless it can be shown that an employee will recover twice for the same loss, damages for wrongful dismissal should not be reduced by the amount of compensation awarded by a tribunal in respect of unfair dismissal.