Mcmullen, John
January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p24
The article discusses the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations or TUPE in Great Britain in line with the recent Employment Appeals Tribunal case of Holis Metal Industries Ltd. v. GMB and Newell Ltd. It concerns Newell, which sold part of its business to Holis, a company based in Israel, in 2006. Newell's factory in Tamworth, England employed 180 workers, 76 of whom were represented by the GMB trade union. The workers were informed that unless they wished to move to Israel they would be redundant following the transfer.


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