Cases: Employment law

Abernethy v Mott, Hay and Anderson [1974] I.R.L.R. 213

Abernethy v Mott, Hay and Anderson [1974] I.R.L.R. 213 is an Employment Law case concerning Unfair Dismissal.  Facts: An engineer (employee) refused to relocate and work on site. Instead, the employee decided to work in the head office. The employer, as a result, provided notice of redundancy. Nonetheless, the employee refused to accept the redundancy…

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Addison Lee Ltd v Lange [2018] 11 WLUK 193

Addison Lee Ltd v Lange [2018] 11 WLUK 193 is an Employment Law case concerning Employment Status.  Facts: The drivers of a professional private taxi firm, Addison Lee Ltd (A), contended that they were entitled to the national minimum wage and holiday pay as they were ‘workers’ within s.230(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996….

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Allen v Amalgamated Construction Co Ltd (C-234/98) EU:C:1999:594

Allen v Amalgamated Construction Co Ltd (C-234/98) EU:C:1999:594 is an Employment Law case concerning the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations. Facts: AMCO owned and managed both ACC and AMS. Moreover, ACC was awarded mine contracts which it decided to subcontract to AMS. However, AMS dismissed several employees including A. ACC, on the other hand, re-engaged…

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Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers v Sefton Engineering Co [1976] 1 WLUK 270

Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers v Sefton Engineering Co [1976] 1 WLUK 270 is an Employment Law case concerning Trade Union and Industrial Action.  Facts: Twenty employees were part of Sefton Engineering Co. However, the employer decided to make two of the employees redundant. Moreover, the majority of the employees were part of a Trade…

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Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) v United Kingdom [2007] 2 WLUK 659

Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) v United Kingdom [2007] 2 WLUK 659 is an Employment Law case concerning Trade Unions and Industrial Action.  Facts:  A member of a trade union (ASLEF) had an active membership with the British National Party. As a result, ASLEF sought to expel the member as this was…

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