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Contracts of employment: Frustration of contract by employee's sickness

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    Jones v Secretary of State for Employment EAT/439/95 (0 other reports)

In Jones v Secretary of State for Employment 7.2.96 EAT 439/95 the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's decision that an employee's contract of employment was frustrated by his incapacity for work because of sickness for a 22-month period, during which his only contact with his employer was one telephone call three months after his sickness absence began. The precise date when his contract was frustrated could not be ascertained, but this did not mean that frustration had not occurred.