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Trainees: Apprentice cannot be dismissed for redundancy

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    Wallace v C A Roofing Services Ltd [1996] IRLR 435 HC (0 other reports)

An employer cannot terminate a "true" contract of apprenticeship before the fixed period of the apprenticeship expires solely on the ground of redundancy falling short of complete closure, or of a fundamental change in the character, of the employer's enterprise, holds the High Court in Wallace v CA Roofing Services Ltd 18.1.96 High Court.

C A Roofing Services Ltd specialises, among other things, in sheet-metal work.