Collective Consultation: Awards for failure to engage with employees

Sarah Ozanne examines two recent cases on employers’ obligations to inform and consult in redundancy and TUPE situations ‘The court in Susie Radin stated that the tribunal has a wide discretion and should focus on the seriousness of the employer’s failure. Factors to take into account include whether the employer’s failure was deliberate and whether …
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Cases Referenced

  • AEI Cables Ltd v GMB & ors [2013] UKEAT/0375/12/LA
  • Baxter & ors v Marks & Spencer & ors [2005] UKEAT/ 0162/05/RN
  • GMB v Susie Radin Ltd [2004] EWCA Civ 180
  • Shields Automotive Ltd v Langdon & Anor [2013] UKEAT 0059/12/2103
  • Sweetin v Coral Racing [2005] UKEAT/0039/05
  • Todd v Strain & ors [2010] EATS/0057/10