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Exclusions and qualifications: Ship's caterer ordinarily worked outside GB

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A caterer on an overseas-registered ship, who was abroad at sea for 72 days out of each 87-day tour of duty, "ordinarily" worked outside Great Britain, and so was excluded from bringing unfair dismissal proceedings, holds the EAT in Geest Line v Wright. The industrial tribunal had been wrong to decide this case by looking for the employee's "base".