Labour & European Law Review
04 June 2014
The government has just published the annual statistics on trade union membership which show an increase in numbers in the private sector for the third consecutive year.
Courts will only grant interim injunctions in certain circumstances. In Ashworth and ors v The Royal National Theatre the High Court refused to grant an order for specific performance or an injunction to stop the theatre from breaching the musicians’ contracts, as it was highly unlikely that a court would grant them the ultimate remedy they sought which was to be re-engaged.
After finding that someone has been constructively dismissed, can tribunals reduce their compensation due to their own conduct?