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Unfair Dismissal And Remedies Notes

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Unfair Dismissal EligibilityIndividual must: o Be an employee (not SE or a worker) o Have the relevant continuous employment - i.e., when employment began
? Before 6th April 2012 - 1 year
? After 6th April 2012 - 2 years o Commence the claim within 3 calendar months of dismissal
? 3 months of EDT ("effective date of termination")
? Date of dismissal...jump back 1 day and add 3 months
? Date of dismissal, not date of appeal unless contract provides for continuing service until determination of appeal o Not be an excluded category
? E.g. police, armed forcesEDT

o Can be:
? When notice expires (if given)
? Date of dismissal if not notice
? Date of PILON payment
? Expiry of fixed term contract o Possible to extend?
? At tribunal discretion - unusual
? Test:
? Not reasonable and practicable to present within 3 months
? C to prove
? Present claim within such further period as the Tribunal considers reasonable in order for an extension Dismissal?Express, with or without notice Expiry of fixed term contract Constructive dismissal, e.g.: o Reduction in pay - Industrial Rubber Products v Gillon o Complete change in nature of job - Ford v Milhorn Toleman Ltd.

Fairness - limb 1?

5 acceptable reasons to dismiss IF not one of the reasons, dismissal is unfair o Capability
? Qualifications lacking
? Illness prevents work
? Incompetence o Conduct
? Need not be gross misconduct
? Can include conduct outside working hours o Redundancy
? Job or place of work goes o Illegality

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