Labour & European Law Review
02 October 2002
Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd v Hitt  EWCA Civ 1588
In the recent case of Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd v Hitt the Court of Appeal have clarified, beyond doubt, the scope of the reasonable responses test in unfair dismissal cases. It permeates every aspect of the test.
Teinaz v London Borough of Wandsworth  IRLR 721(CA)
Andreou v Lord Chancellor's Department  IRLR 728 (CA)
Silver Fund Investment Co Ltd v S C James EAT/1169/01 (EAT unreported)
Robin Beauchamp Thompson, solicitor: born London 15 September 1924; married (one son, one daughter); died London 31 October 2002
The trade union lawyer Robin Thompson devoted his life to the struggle for workers' rights, including health and safety and legal protection at work.
The government's review of the Employment Relations Act, 1999 is currently underway.
ALM Medical Services Ltd v Bladon  IRLR 807 CA
Sim v Manchester Action on Street Health (unreported) EAT/0085/01
Parkins v Sodexho  IRLR 109 EAT
Aspinall v MSI Mechforge Ltd (unreported) EAT/891/01
Lawrence and others v Regent Office Care Ltd  IRLR 822 ECJ
The European Court of Justice has now given judgment in this case which tests the limits of equal pay law and contracting out of services.