GE Caledonian Ltd v McCandliss [2011] EAT

Posted in: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Training Contracts

Employment or Training Contracts? This was an appeal against a finding of Unfair Dismissal where the respondent argued that the Tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear the case because the claimant was not employed under a contract of employment. The appellant company sponsored the respondent, a former mechanical engineering apprentice, for the purpose of his university degree under a „University Sponsorship‟ contract. The claimant later withdrew from his degree course without completing it. The company informed the Claimant that he had three options which were

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This article is correct at 20/01/2012
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