As this case shows, employees with less than one year's service can still claim unfair dismissal if the principal reason for their dismissal is that they accompanied, or sought to accompany, colleagues at disciplinary or grievance hearings.
In the second of a two-part round-up, we summarise the main issues and outcomes in five more employment tribunal cases in which it was alleged that there were breaches of the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures". Although the decisions are not binding on other tribunals, they provide useful illustrations of how employers have had to pay increased compensation for breaches of the code.
This article summarises the main issues and outcomes in five employment tribunal cases in which it was alleged that the employer breached the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures".
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