Employment law cases

Caledonian Mining Co Ltd v Bassett and Steel [1987] IRLR 165 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Dismissal: Resignation caused by the employer's bad faith amounts to a dismissal

    31 March 1987

    In Caledonian Mining Company Ltd v Bassett and another the EAT holds that an industrial tribunal was entitled to conclude, on the facts before it, that a group of employees had been dismissed within the meaning of s.83(2) of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 when they were inveigled into resigning by their employers.