Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 21 (Apr)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Peter Clark, Mr J Mallender and Ms P Tatlow

Representation Nicola Newgin (instructed by UNISON Legal Services) for K.
  Simon Goldberg (instructed by Newcastle upon Tyne Legal Services, Newcastle upon Tyne) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 25 March 2014


Unfair dismissal - Determination whether dismissal fair or unfair - Redundancy - Employment tribunal finding employees' dismissals by reason of redundancy to be unfair - Employer local authority appealing tribunal's findings - Whether tribunal erring.

The Case

Unfair dismissal Determination whether dismissal fair or unfair. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) dismissed the employer local authority's appeal against the employment tribunal's finding that its redundancy dismissals in respect of the employees had been unfair. The EAT decided that there had been no procedural unfairness or impermissible substitution of view as alleged by the authority.

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