Labour & European Law Review
01 October 2001
The Court of Appeal have held that it may be fair of the Post Office to dismiss a football hooligan because of the press coverage of his offences.
The High Court have held that a lump sum paid to an employee as part of a negotiated settlement on tennination of employment was not a payment of compensation for breach of contract
It is widely known that Applicants in discrimination cases (sex, race and disability) have three months following an act of discrimination within which to lodge a Tribunal application
The National Minimum Wage rate for workers aged 22 or over increased to £4.10 per hour from £3.70 on 1 October 2001.
Whether references are provided following the termination of employment, and the contents of the references provided is a common employment problem referred to lawyers and trade union advisers.
Every employer employing five or more employees had to have a stakeholder pension arrangement in place by 1 October 2001.
A redundance policy under which fixed-term employees are dismissed first before the employers used a selection procedure to choose permanent employees for redundancy