A dismissal could be deemed as unfair if you were dismissed without a reason or without using the correct and formal dismissal procedure. There are also other situations where your dismissal could be classed as unfair can include:
If you have been dismissed for any of the above reasons, without a reason or without the correct dismissal procedure then you may have been unfairly dismissed.
Once you have established that your dismissal could be classified as unfair then it usual to try and resolve the issue with the help of a third party using mediation, arbitration or conciliation. Members of unions can also speak to their union representative.
If it is not possible for you and your employer to rectify the issue then you can make a claim for unfair dismissal at an Employment Tribunal. To be eligible to take your case to Employment Tribunal you must have worked for your employer for a minimum qualifying period and must be classed as an employee.
If you were employed:
It is important that the issue is discussed promptly to establish if an Employment Tribunal is required as a claim for unfair dismissal at an Employment Tribunal has to be made within 3 months of the dismissal date.
Andrew is a Commercial & Employment Law solicitor in Leicester. Our Solicitors in Leicester are experts in their fields and dedicated to quality client care. If you would like to find out more about our solicitors in Leicester please contact us.
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