In Aramark (UK) Ltd v Fernandes, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer's failure to put a redundant employee on a list of bank workers was not unreasonable, within the meaning of s.98(4) of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
The Government is pressing ahead with plans to extend the period during which pregnant employees and new parents are entitled to be offered any suitable alternative vacancy if they are being made redundant. We look at how the law will change and the headaches that the amendments could cause for employers.
In George v London Borough of Brent, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the employer's failure to comply with a contractual obligation to offer a redundant employee a trial period for a possible alternative role was likely to render the dismissal unfair.
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