We look at three recent employment tribunal decisions where the unfair constructive dismissal claim was successful because of mistakes made by the employer that breached the employment contract expressly or impliedly.
We look at three employment tribunal cases in which employers criticised or disciplined employees for their social media activities.
We look at three recent employment tribunal decisions concerning dress and jewellery codes that led to successful employment tribunal claims for religious discrimination and unfair constructive dismissal.
We look at three employment tribunal cases in which employers were held to have discriminated against employees because their age was a factor in their dismissal.
We look at three recent employment tribunal decisions where the actions of the employer led to successful unfair constructive dismissal claims.
We look at three successful employment tribunal claims brought over the mishandling of flexible working requests. We also examine two Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions on getting agreement from the employee to extend the three-month decision period and the requirement for a single mother to be available to work late shifts.
In An Operations Coordinator v A Facilities Management Service Provider, the Workplace Relations Commission in Ireland found that a worker was constructively dismissed when she resigned after she raised concerns about safe working and her employer rejected her request to work remotely during the coronavirus pandemic.
In Hurley v East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, an employment tribunal held that the employee had been unfairly constructively dismissed and that the line manager's practical joke was, of itself, sufficient to amount to a fundamental breach of contract.
In Grant v Hunter Price International Ltd and another, an employment tribunal refused to reduce the claimant's award of £73,853 for pregnancy discrimination and constructive dismissal for covertly recording meetings during a discriminatory disciplinary procedure.
In MacLean v Menzies Distribution Ltd, an employment tribunal found that the employer's public "dressing-down" of an employee via email entitled the employee to resign and successfully claim constructive dismissal.
Employment law cases: HR and legal information and guidance relating to constructive dismissal.
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