The Manchester College v Hazel and another EAT/0642/11 & EAT/0136/12

Reports relating to this case:

  • TUPE: Post-transfer harmonisation dismissal did not entail "changes in the workforce"

    Date:
    6 February 2013

    In The Manchester College v Hazel and another EAT/0642/11 & EAT/0136/12, the EAT upheld a ruling by the employment tribunal that dismissals as a result of post-TUPE-transfer harmonisation were automatically unfair because they did not constitute an ETO reason "entailing changes in the workforce".

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2012

    Carly Mather, Lydia Newman and Amy Ross-Sercombe are associates and Amanda Steadman is a professional support lawyer at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • TUPE: Harmonisation after a redundancy process did not constitute an ETO reason entailing changes in the workforce

    Date:
    13 September 2012

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the tribunal was correct to find that the respondent did not have an economic, technical or organisational (ETO) defence in respect of the two claimants, who were dismissed as a result of harmonisation following a post-TUPE transfer redundancy process.