Labour & European Law Review
17 April 2008
Acas has announced that it will be able to conciliate in all cases received from the beginning of April (and all cases live at that date) whether or not the fixed period for conciliation has expired.
If an employer unilaterally changes a contract, employees have a number of options – they can agree to it; resign and claim constructive dismissal; refuse the terms; or work under protest and seek damages.
Section 98(A) of the 1996 Employment Rights Act (ERA) requires employers to follow a disciplinary procedure before dismissing someone.