European Employment Law Cases

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2020/11 Whistleblowing dismissal unfair where decision-maker was manipulated by another manager (UK)

Keywords Whistleblowing, Unfair dismissal
Authors Richard Lister
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Richard Lister
Richard Lister is a Managing Practice Development Lawyer at Lewis Silkin LLP
  • Abstract

      In a decision with implications for unfair dismissal law generally, the UK’s Supreme Court (SC) ruled that it is not always necessary for a dismissing manager to know about whistleblowing disclosures made by an employee in order for that dismissal to be automatically unfair.

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