Labour & European Law Review
07 August 1996
The Court of Appeal has decided that employees dismissed in connection with a transfer of an undertaking must have 2 years' service before they can bring a claim for unfair dismissal.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently considered whether the "contract" test or "function" test was the appropriate test for determining whether someone is redundant.
Since Tom Brown's schooldays bullying has traditionally been seen as a problem associated with schools and children.
Since the Gillespie judgment in the European Court of Justice there has been considerable uncertainty whether (and when) there will be appropriate circumstances for a comparison to be made between a pregnant woman or a woman on maternity leave and a man on sick leave.
September 1996 marks the second anniversary of the European Court of Justice six pack of pension equality cases.