Labour & European Law Review
04 March 1998
Grant v South West Trains Ltd European Court of Justice Case C-249/96 - 17/2/98
A white employee who resigned after being instructed to operate a racially discriminatory policy was constructively dismissed and discriminated against on the grounds of race, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided.
A recent paper from European Commission may have a profound impact on the right to strike where the action of strikers restricts the movement of goods within the European Union.
Cornwall County Care Ltd v Brightman, Employment Appeal Tribunal 27 February 1998, unreported
Alboni v Ind Coope Retail Limited  IRLR 131
The Court of Appeal has found that tribunals have to consider events during the notice period in determining both the reason for dismissal and whether or not the employer acted reasonably in treating that reason as sufficient to dismiss.