The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, in a conduct dismissal, an employer must establish that the reason or principal reason for the dismissal relates to conduct, and not that the conduct itself is culpable.
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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employee's disability-related absence was not the effective cause of the employer's decision to make the employee redundant. Rather, the absence was part of the context in which the employer identified the opportunity to restructure its business and eliminate the employee's post.
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The Court of Appeal has held that, where the reason or principal reason for a dismissal is because the employee made a disclosure, the question of whether or not that disclosure is protected falls to be determined objectively by the tribunal, and not the employer.
The Court of Appeal has held that, in the absence of an express term in the employment contract, a posted notice of dismissal is effective only when it is "actually communicated" to the employee.
An employment tribunal has rejected the unfair dismissal claim of a long-serving employee with a clean disciplinary record who was dismissed over comments she made on Facebook about her employer.
In this podcast, XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman looks at Western Excavating v Sharp, which defined "constructive dismissal" and led the courts and tribunals to develop the implied term of mutual trust and confidence.
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