Labour & European Law Review
29 May 2008
The Commission on Vulnerable Employment, set up by the TUC, has said in it final report that 62 per cent of the UK's two million vulnerable workforce are female.
Following the adoption in Europe of the Fixed Term Workers Directive in 1999, member states were required to introduce it into domestic law.
When deciding whether a dismissal is fair or not, tribunals have to consider whether the dismissal fell within a band of reasonable responses.