Lodge v Dignity & Choice in Dying and Compassion in Dying Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
This case has in the words of the EAT, "... raises a fresh twist on the vexed question of the ET’s territorial reach in cases brought under the Employment Rights Act 1996 [equivalent of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996].
Ms Lodge was originally from Australia and employed jointly by the respondents in London as Head of Finance. She used a virtual private network (VPN) installed on her laptop computer to sometimes work from her home in London.
The appellant moved back to Australia after her mother became ill but she continued to work for the respondents remotely via the VPN. Some
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