Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 239 (Dec)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Judge Serota QC, Mr M Clancy and Mr D Hodgkins

Judgment Dates: 25 September 2002

Catchwords

Employment - Unfair dismissal - Redundancy - Failure to consult - Duty to mitigate loss - Explanation of alternative posts.

The Case

In all the circumstances, the employment tribunal was entitled to find that although it was not unreasonable for the employees initially to refuse to take suitable alternative employment on the basis that the employer had not adequately explained the alternative employment, the employees had failed to mitigate their loss by not accepting the alternative employment once an explanation had been given.

Practice Areas

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