EAT removes the concept of 'establishment' from the law on collective redundancy consultation
The EAT has held that all the employees made redundant from two insolvent retail businesses were entitled to be collectively consulted once the overall number of redundancies had reached 20 or more, regardless of where the employees worked. In reaching this decision, the EAT decided that the words ‘at one establishment’ are to be deleted from section 188 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 in order to give effect to the EU Collective Redundancies Directive (No.98/59)…
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