SW Global Resourcing Ltd v Docherty and Jones [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Fundamental Breach; Unfair Dismissal; SOSR

The appellant employer appealed against a decision by a tribunal that it had unfairly dismissed the respondent welders. The respondent‟s terms and conditions provided for a guaranteed minimum weekly wage. However, the business was struggling to stay afloat and the employer held several meetings with the respondents to discuss the fact that it could no longer pay the guaranteed wage. The respondents were asked to sign revised contracts which set out that they were not guaranteed a minimum weekly wage or a minimum number of hours of work each week, and that if no work was undertaken for two months their contracts would be terminated. The

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This article is correct at 06/07/2012

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