Optare Group Ltd v Transport and General Workers' Union [2007] IRLR 931 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Redundancy: Volunteers for redundancy did not resign but were dismissed

    Date:
    4 September 2007

    In Optare Group Ltd v Transport and General Workers Union EAT/0143/07 the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a tribunal was right to hold that voluntary redundancies counted towards the total number of proposed redundancy dismissals at an establishment, which in this case was sufficient to trigger the statutory collective consultation requirements.

  • Optare Group Ltd v Transport and General Workers Union

    Date:
    23 July 2007

    In Optare Group Ltd v Transport and General Workers Union EAT/0143/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that employees who volunteered for redundancy should be included when establishing the number of employees the employer was proposing to dismiss for redundancy for the purposes of the statutory consultation requirements.