Protection from detriment

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  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Order makes changes to the list of bodies under the Public Interest Disclosure (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999 (SR 1999/401) to whom employees may make a qualifying disclosure, enabling them to benefit from the statutory protection against detrimental treatment by their employers for making such a disclosure.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 November 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    Annabel Mackay, managing associate at Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 August 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    Ceri Hughes, David Parry, and Carly Mather, associates at Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.

  • Whistleblowing: Whistleblower protected where disclosure made in previous employment

    Date:
    14 June 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    In BP plc v Elstone and another EAT/0141/09, the EAT held that a worker was entitled to bring a complaint under the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 in respect of a detriment that he allegedly suffered in his current employment because of a protected disclosure that he had made while in previous employment.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 May 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    Richard Ryan, associate, Helen Ward, associate, and Tori O'Neil, trainee solicitor, Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.

  • BP plc v Elstone and another

    Date:
    12 April 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a worker can be protected against suffering a detriment for whistleblowing by his or her current employer when the protected disclosure was made to a previous employer.

  • Compensation - detrimental treatment

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table summarising the compensation payable where an employee has been subjected to detrimental treatment.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The blacklisting of workers from employment as a result of their union membership or activities is prevented.

  • Whistleblowing employee suffered detriments

    Date:
    11 February 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    An employment tribunal upheld a claim that an individual had suffered detriments as a result of making a protected disclosure about her employer.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations provide that the Tribunal Service may forward a claim, or extracts from it, to a prescribed regulator where the claimant alleges that he or she has suffered a detriment or been dismissed for making a protected disclosure.

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