First Tuesday Q&A

The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.

Do parties in tribunal disputes have to turn up to case management discussions or can representatives go in their place?

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A NI on 05/01/2010 We would like to issue an update to our answer to this question last month. The Office of the Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal does require parties (namely claimants, respondents and their representatives) to attend case management discussions in person. The Tribunal requires partie...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures

Do you always have to have individual consultation in a redundancy dismissal even if there is a collective redundancy situation and elected/trade union representatives?

Posted in: First Tuesday Q&A NI on 05/01/2010 The duty to collectively consult is imposed under Article 216 of the Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 and arises where an employer proposes to dismiss as redundant 20 or more employees at one establishment within a period of 90 days or less. The duty is to consult appropriate represe...
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Unfair Dismissal Redundancy and Reorganisation Collective and Trade Union Issues