Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 437 (Oct)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Burke QC, Ms K Bilgan and Mr D Hodgkins

Representation Rachel Wedderspoon (instructed by Peter Wilson) for the appellant.
  The respondent appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 8 May 2003


Employment - Unfair dismissal - Reason for dismissal - Range of reasonable responses test - Contributory fault - Employment tribunal assessing employee's contribution at 60% - Correctness of decision.

The Case

The Employment Appeal Tribunal affirmed the employment tribunal's decision that the local authority had unfairly dismissed the employee but that he had contributed to his dismissal to the extent of 60%.

Practice Areas

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