Gwynedd Council v Barratt & Others Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
The claimants in this case were teachers who were employed by the Respondent Council to work at Ysgol y Gader School (School 1). There was a reorganisation of schooling within the council area and this involved the permanent closure of School 1 (alongside 9 primary schools within its catchment area) and the creation of Ysgol Bro Idris (School 2). The council created a temporary governing body for School 2 to be in charge of the staffing structure for the formal opening of the school in September 2017.
The process for the staff of School 1 was that they would be kept informed of the reorganisation process prior to September 2017. The staff of School 1 were
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