- Company has to explain why reduction-in-force appeared to target older workers. // Legal Alert for Supervisors;10/1/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 80, p1
The article presents a scenario postulating the layoff decisions made by an employer to his/her employees. As noted, the laid-off workers claim that the rationale for the termination decisions made by an employer are based solely on age, which conceals the idea to get rid of older workers in the...
- Protect yourself against wrongful-discharge suits. Fishman, Allen // Inside Tucson Business;07/31/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 19, p15
Discusses how companies can protect themselves from wrongful discharge lawsuits. Scrutiny of personnel policies and employment practices; Important aspects of written personnel handbook; Assertive discipline; Progressive counseling; Good faith and fair dealings.
- Making staff redundant. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;8/11/2005, Vol. 195 Issue 4386, p48
The article presents tips on dismissing a redundant employee. The processes involved in employee dismissal are enumerated. The criterion in selecting a redundant employee is discussed. The compensation awarded to employees are unfairly dismissed is mentioned.
- Union wins staff transfer victory. // Personnel Today;1/18/2005, p1
This article reports that public sector union Unison has won a landmark victory against a local authority's decision to dismiss 2,500 staff and re-employ them on less favorable terms. As a result of the tribunal decision, Leicestershire County Council said it might have to pay up toÂ£ 8m in...
- labor-management relations. // Labor Law Journal;Apr76, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p255
The article reports on developments concerning labor-management relations in the United States. Sharkey's Tire and Rubber Co. laid off six men a week before a union election. Five of the men were union supporters. The union observer at the balloting was laid off two days after the election. Two...
- Mechanic unfairly dismissed on the spot contrary to Acas code. // Employers Law;Sep2010, p6
The article discusses the court case Vickery v. Kars of Tiverton Ltd. wherein the British employment tribunal increased the amount of compensation awarded to an unfairly dismissed employee due to the employer's failure to comply with the Acas code of practice.
- Kings Castle Church v Mr Okukusie. Mather, Carly; Newman, Lydia; Ross-Sercombe, Amy; Steadman, Amanda // Employers Law;Nov2012, p9
The article discusses the court case Kings Castle Church v Mr. Okukusie wherein the British Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who had been dismissed unfairly is not entitled to compensation for loss of earnings during any period of time when he was not permitted to work in...
- NLRB: Pre-emptive firing to prevent employees from discussing pay and benefits is illegal. // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Apr2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff sued her employer for firing her after she complained to her boss regarding perceived wage disparity.
- Identification and Analysis of the Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuit Problem in Canada. Sooklal, Lessey // Labor Law Journal;Sep87, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p596
The article presents information about the results of a Content Analysis of cases of wrongful dismissal decided in the Canadian courts, occurring in the periods 1955 to 1973 and 1974 to 1982. The cases occurring in two periods, 1955 to 1973 and 1974 to 1982, were compared and related to changes...