What happens if a tribunal says an employee should be reinstated but the employer doesn’t do it/refuses to do so? Are there mechanisms to enforce the decision?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 2 December 2014
A reinstatement order is one of three remedies that a tribunal can award in a claim for unfair dismissal. The other two are: re-engagement and compensation. Reinstatement is where the employee is given his old job back on the same terms and conditions, and with no loss of continuity of employment.
The reinstatement order must specify the amount payable by the employer in respect of pay and other benefits lost by the employee between the date the employment ended and the date of reinstatement, the rights and privileges, including seniority and pension rights, which must be restored to the employee and the date by which the reinstatement order must be complied with.
A reinstatement order is
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