RJ Emmerson v Commissioners of Inland Revenue [1977] IRLR 458 IT

Reports relating to this case:

  • RJ Emmerson v Commissioners of Inland Revenue

    Date:
    1 December 1977

    In RJ Emmerson v Commissioners of Inland Revenue [1977] IRLR 458 IT, the Industrial Tribunal held that the employer had acted unreasonably in imposing an annual upper limit of 18 days on the time off allowed to an employee who was a local authority councillor. A more appropriate period, said the tribunal, would have been 30 days.