TITLE

LEGAL CHECKLIST

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents updates on court rulings on labor-related cases in Great Britain. In Da Bell v. NSPCC, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) ruled an increase in compensation payments to be made by three bands for injury to feelings to account for inflation. In Sodexho Defence Services Ltd. v. Steele, the tribunal ruled that Steele was unfairly dismissed but the EAT overturned this decision. In Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust v. Lairikyengbam, the EAT ruled that the claimant should be protected from unfair dismissal.
ACCESSION #
45266792

 

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