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- Unfair dismissal and injured feelings. // Accountancy;Nov2001, Vol. 128 Issue 1299, p90
Focuses on the decision of the House of Lords for employees to recover awards for injury to feelings as part of compensations of an unfair dismissal. Presentation of the case of Johnson; Reasons for the dismissal of the claims of Johnson; Amount for the maximum compensatory award.
- Shoesmith won't stop companies taking quick action. Gallagher, Yvonne // Lawyer;6/13/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p6
In this article the author discusses the issue of compensating an employee dismissed from an organzation on unfair grounds.
- Workers' comp II. Urban, Jim // Executive Report;Feb97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p47
Probes terms under the law on workers' compensation in Pennsylvania. Evidence of wilful misconduct in suspension of workers' compensation benefits; Linking of loss of earnings with claimant's work injury; Terminated employees' multi-pronged attacks on former employers. INSET: Can you fire an...
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;Feb2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses several employment cases in the U.S. such as the case of Brisson v. City of Hewitt on the dismissal of a maintenance supervisor for viewing pornography, the case of Quinn v. St. Louis County for the request of a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for an...
- Lords raise the stakes for unfair dismissal claimants. Hammond, Dominique // People Management;4/5/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p19
Discusses the decision of Great Britain's Law Lords to endorse compensation awards to employees who were unfairly dismissed by their employers. Reason behind the decision of the Law Lords; Application of the compensation awards.
- employment law timetable. Gallagher, Kate // Employers Law;Feb2005, p5
Focuses on several employment laws in Great Britain from December 2004 through March 2005. Overview of the Employment Relations Act 2004; Increase in the compensatory award for unfair dismissal of employees under the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2004; Importance of the Road...
- Dismissing staff. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/24/2005, Vol. 194 Issue 4363, pN.PAG
Advises employers on the procedures to follow when dismissing staff. Reasons for the revised thinking of employment lawyers on the without-prejudice meeting to be held prior to the dismissal; Steps to be taken during the meeting; Cost of the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal.
- Government must rethink stress compensation says Unison. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p9
Reports on the assertion of trade union UNISON that the British government needs to increase compensation available to workers who are unfairly dismissed, following a Law Lords decision to nullify an appeal court ruling on a case involving Christopher Dunnachie, which would have allowed...
- Perspective: Unfair dismissal plans likely to make paying off senior managers more affordable. Newman, Darren // Employers Law;Oct2012, p10
The author addresses the proposal of the British government to reform the compensatory award for unfair dismissal by reducing the maximum compensatory award. The author states that the cut in unfair dismissal compensation will result in large numbers of professional and managerial staff being...