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Constructive dismissal

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  • Date:
    22 May 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Wishaw and District Housing Association v Moncrieff

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has given guidance for employment tribunals considering cases in which the "last straw" in a series of actions by an employer results in an employee resigning and claiming unfair constructive dismissal.

  • Date:
    20 May 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation v Buckland

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the "range of reasonable responses" test does not apply to constructive dismissal.

  • Date:
    27 April 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Unfair dismissal: Norton Tool principle applies to unfair constructive dismissals

    In Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell EAT/0272/08, the EAT held that the Norton Tool principle, under which compensation for unfair dismissal includes full payment for the employee's notice period, even if the employee found work during that period, applies in cases of constructive, as well as express, dismissal.

  • Date:
    17 February 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case of the week: Constructive dismissal

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers constructive dismissal.

  • Date:
    2 February 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who is constructively dismissed without notice or pay in lieu is entitled to compensation for the whole of the notice period even if he or she has received wages from another employer during that period.

  • Date:
    19 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Step in Time Ltd v (1) Fox and (2) Hunter

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employment tribunal was wrong to rely on previously submitted tribunal claim forms as statements of grievance, when deciding whether or not it had jurisdiction to hear constructive dismissal claims.

  • Date:
    3 November 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Constructive dismissal: Handling of grievance procedure is subject to the range of reasonable responses test

    In Claridge v Daler Rowney Ltd [2008] IRLR 672, the EAT held that, although it is for the tribunal to determine whether or not an employer has committed a repudiatory breach of contract, the employer's handling of the grievance procedure will amount to such a breach only where it fell outside the range of reasonable responses open to the employer.

  • Date:
    21 October 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case of the week: Constructive dismissal

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers constructive dismissal.

  • Date:
    11 June 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sex discrimination: No obligation to communicate risk assessment findings in writing

    In Stevenson v JM Skinner & Co EAT/0584/07, the EAT held that an employer complied with its statutory duty to carry out a risk assessment in relation to a pregnant employee when it addressed her concerns at meetings with her and, taking account of all the circumstances, evaluated and agreed the relevant risks.

  • Date:
    17 April 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Stevenson v JM Skinner & Co EAT/0584/07

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the requirement to assess the safety risks to a pregnant employee is met by recording the risks then passing on the findings of the assessment orally to the employee.