NI Case Law Review: January - December 2014

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 17 February 2015
Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors
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As always, it’s been a busy time for employment lawyers and HR Personnel and this is reflected in the decisions reviewed. With austerity and budgetary constraints a continuing hallmark of the economic climate, unfair dismissals and redundancies regularly feature before the Tribunals and there are a number of these decisions summarised in the review.

Maxine discusses some cases of interest, including:

* The Fulton and Others-v- Bear Scotland decision on the calculation of annual leave under the Working Time Regulations was applied by the NI Tribunal in the case of Robert Patterson –v- Castlereagh Borough Council, where it has been confirmed that “voluntary overtime”, which an employee was not

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Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors

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