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Employment Matters May 2016

Published 3 May 2016

This month, we look at two interesting whistleblowing cases. The first one looks at what in the "public interest" could mean, and again suggests this is a broad concept. Employers will be worried by the EAT decision that an employee was constructively dismissed when concerns were raised with her while she was on sick leave.

More welcome to employers is the decision that an employee who "pulls a sickie" can be fairly dismissed for gross misconduct. Finally, an interesting religious discrimination case about when an employer can discipline an employee who has inappropriately manifested their religious belief in the workplace.

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