TITLE

TAKE CARE TO AVOID CLAIMS

AUTHOR(S)
Cole, Kelly
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents examples of cases involving work-related stress and personal injury claims of employees. In the decision in GAB Robins (UK) Ltd. v Triggs, the court agreed that the losses of an employee, including loss of earnings resulting from ill health, were caused by her dismissal. In McAdie v Royal Bank of Scotland, the Court of Appeal held that a capability dismissal had been fair, even though the employer's handling of certain grievance issues had contributed to the employee's illness and inability to return to work.
ACCESSION #
26635447

 

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