Labour & European Law Review
18 September 2008
The Government has recently issued a consultation document with regard to the directive governing European Works Councils (EWCs).
Although secondments often work to an employee’s benefit, beware the tale of Dr Fitton in Fitton v City of Edinburgh.
Contrary to a number of recent appeal tribunal decisions on compliance with the statutory disciplinary and dispute procedure (DDP), the Court of Appeal has ruled in Selvarajan v Wilmot that just because an employer fails to comply with a procedural requirement under the DDP does not mean that they have failed to complete the procedure itself.