Unfair dismissal: Continuation of hearing in employees' absence was reasonable
This report relates to 1 case(s)
In Centre West London Buses Ltd v (1) Balogun and (2) Ambali UKEAT/0067/05/DM & UKEAT/0307/05/DM, the EAT holds:
- The tribunal erred in making findings of unfair dismissal because the employees had chosen to absent themselves from a disciplinary hearing on the unreasonable advice of their trade union representative. A reasonable employer was entitled to proceed without them.