Unison v Somerset County Council and others [2010] IRLR 207 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • TUPE: EAT defines "affected employees" to be consulted on a TUPE transfer

    Date:
    10 March 2010

    In Unison v Somerset County Council and others EAT/0043/09, the EAT held that the employees "affected by" a TUPE transfer for the purposes of consultation with employee representatives were those who would or might be transferred, those whose job is jeopardised by the proposed transfer, and those with internal job applications pending. The definition did not extend to those who might in the future apply for a vacancy in the part of the undertaking transferred.

  • Case of the week: TUPE

    Date:
    5 February 2010

    This week's case of the week, provided by Thomas Eggar, covers TUPE.

  • Unison v Somerset County Council and others

    Date:
    29 December 2009

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered who qualifies as "affected employees" who must be informed and consulted on a TUPE transfer through their employee representatives.