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Employment Legislation Update - February 2012

The Government plans to increase the qualifying period for employees to bring claims of unfair dismissal moved one step closer with the recent publication of the draft legislation on this issue.  Assuming that legislation does not alter massively in the next few months, employees who commence employment on or after 6 April 2012 will have to wait two years before they can bring claims for unfair dismissal.  Any employee who starts a job before 5 April 2012 will still be able to rely on the one year qualifying period.  

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Published: Wednesday 15th February 2012
Categorised: Corporate Law, Employment, Public Sector

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