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Tag Archives: unfair dimissal

Dismissal for long term sickness absence – an employer’s guide

Dealing with long term sickness absence One of the most difficult issues for employers is dealing with long term sickness absence. Of course this is difficult for the employee also but in many respects, the employer is almost “walking a tightrope” in trying to balance it’s legitimate need to run a business, to know what [...]

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Unfair Dismissal Compensation

Unfair dismissal is a compensation claim made by an employee against his employer. It can only be made before an employment tribunal and in order to qualify the employee has to meet the following two main criteria: Be an employee (not a worker or contractor); Have been continuously employed by their employer for at least [...]

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Unfair dismissal and foreign workers

In the United Kingdom, all employees enjoy certain employment rights in relation to working hours, pay, holidays and notice periods. There are also a number of rights for dismissed employees who meet certain statutory criteria. All those employed prior to 6 April 2012 who have 12 months’ continuous service and those with a minimum of [...]

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Unfair dimissal – changes to the law

Change in Unfair Dismissal Unfair dismissal is when your employer dismisses you without good reason, where they have not followed the correct procedure for dismissing you or where you were dismissed for an automatically unfair reason such as trying to exercise your statutory employment rights. If employees find themselves in this position they can bring [...]

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