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Kuzel v Roche Products Ltd

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    Kuzel v Roche Products Ltd [2008] IRLR 530 CA (1 other report)

    • Whistleblowing: Burden of proof

      30 June 2008

      In Kuzel v Roche Products Ltd [2008] IRLR 530, the Court of Appeal held that, having rejected the potentially fair reason for dismissal put forward by the employer, the tribunal was not obliged to accept the automatically unfair reason put forward by the employee. It was entitled to find that the employer had at least proved that this was not the reason for dismissal.

unfair dismissal | whistleblowing | burden of proof

The Court of Appeal has considered the burden of proof in whistleblowing claims.

Dr Kuzel claimed that she was automatically unfairly dismissed by Roche Products Ltd for making a protected disclosure.