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Supreme Court rules on correct test for whether or not employees who work overseas can claim unfair dismissal

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    Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd [2012] IRLR 315 SC (0 other reports)

unfair dismissal | territorial jurisdiction | employees working abroad

The Supreme Court has held that, in deciding whether or not an employee who works overseas can claim unfair dismissal, the test is whether or not the connection between Great Britain and the employment is sufficiently strong to overcome the general rule that the place of employment is decisive.