There are two scenarios which constitute ‘Unfair Dismissal’ in the United Kingdom.
- dismisses you from your job without any fair reason.
- has a valid reason but handles your termination using wrong procedures.
The Employment Right Act 1996 says that employees are entitled to a fair reason before being terminated. No employer can dismiss an employee without a fair reason.
Automatic Unfair Dismissal
In this type of dismissal, the reason for termination is connected with employee-specific rights. It also has two scenarios:
- is dismissed due to her pregnancy or a related cause.
- is dismissed due to race, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
Employees have the right to:
- time off for public duties and protection against unlawful deductions from wages.
- refuse to do shopper or betting work on Sunday.
Eligibility for Dismissal Claim
First of all, check your eligibility, which includes:
- Doing a job for a relevant minimum free time
- Having a minimum of two-year continuous service
- Decide whether your dismissal is fair or unfair
How to Claim?
- File your claim before the limitation time for your unfair claim
- Once claim done successfully, you’re left with three remedies: Reinstatement re-engagement and compensation
- Fill your ET1 form with relevant facts like PAN number
- Attach all documents
- Choose to make the opinion to settle early in the case
- Choose an experienced employment laws solicitor
- Ask your co-worker to give evidence in your unfair dismissal.
To know more, seek guidance from an experienced employment solicitor on a no win no fee basis in order to file a tribunal claim.