Fire & Re-hire – the Decision in USDAW v Tesco plc.

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 17 November 2022
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Fire & Rehire; Dismissals; Collective & Trade Union Issues

So if we move on our Tesco v Usdaw, this has been a bit of an on-going saga. We've had decisions for and against, and it seems to be just take it in turn really who wins on this one. And it's set to continue. So can you remind us what's been going on with this case so far?

Seamus: Yeah. Well, this case is really in and around this aspect of fire and rehire. Fire and rehire is an accepted position that's contained in a number of policies and procedures and codes of conduct within Labour Relations Agency as well. There are some aspects of fire and rehire there.

But essentially, in 2007, we're going back a long time here, Tesco had offered some of their employees an incentive, which was

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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