Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board v Ferguson  UKEAT/0044/13/LAPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
In Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board v Ferguson, the EAT held that, in the context of a claim for detriment as a result of whistleblowing, ‘subjecting’ a person to detriment encompasses both direct acts and deliberate omissions to act.
The EAT also held that an allegation of deliberate failure to act must be seen in the context of the employer’s statutory and contractual powers. In the instant case, this required a full examination of the facts. Thus, the tribunal had been correct to refuse an application to strike out the claims in advance of hearing evidence of the detailed
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.