Summary dismissal

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  • Statutory dispute resolution procedures: Modified procedure did not apply

    Date:
    11 February 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In O'Neil v Wooldridge Ecotech Ltd EAT/0282/07, the EAT held that, where an employee was dismissed the day after alleged misconduct on his part, the modified dismissal and disciplinary procedure did not apply.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 December 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Unfair dismissal: Failure to disclose witness statements renders dismissal unfair

    Date:
    3 November 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Pudney v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd EAT/0707/05, the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that a dismissal is unfair if it is made on the basis of information or evidence that is not disclosed to the employee or upon which the employee is not given the opportunity to comment.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 August 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 February 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.

  • For the purposes of summary dismissal, how does an employer legally define a serious breach of contract?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Ex-employee cannot complain about appeal

    Date:
    1 May 1995
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Adekeye v The Post Office (No.2) (15 February 1995) EOR61D, the EAT rules that an employee who is summarily dismissed cannot bring a complaint alleging discrimination in the conduct of an internal appeal against the dismissal.

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