Introduction to unfair dismissal and substantive fairness

Additional reading on contextual and historical introduction to unfair dismissal laws

  1. Report of the Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations 1965–1968 (London, H.M.S.O., Cmnd. 3623) 141, 143, and 146, at paras 523, 529, and 544.
  2. R. Posner, ‘Some Economics of Labor Law’ (1984) 51 University of Chicago Law Review 988.
  3. K. D. Ewing, ‘Job Security and the Contract of Employment’ (1989) 18 Industrial Law Journal 217.
  4. H. Collins, Justice in Dismissal (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1992) 9–12, 19–37, and 144–153
  5. P. Davies and M. Freedland, Labour Legislation and Public Policy (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1993) 186–211.
  6. J. P. Frantz, ‘Market Ordering Versus Statutory Control of Termination Decisions: A Case For the Inefficiency of Just Cause Dismissal Requirements’ (1996–97) 20 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 555.
  7. P. Morriss, ‘Bad Data, Bad Economics, and Bad Policy: Time to Fire Wrongful Discharge Law’, (1996) 74 Texas Law Review 1901.
  8. J. Beatson, ‘Has the Common Law a Future’ (1997) 56(2) Cambridge Law Journal 291.
  9. H. Collins, ‘Justifications and Techniques of Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation’, in H. Collins, P. Davies, and R. Rideout (eds), Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer, 2000) 1.
  10. S. Deakin and F. Wilkinson, ‘Labour Law and Economic Theory: A Reappraisal’ in H. Collins, P. Davies, and R. Rideout (eds), Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer, 2000) 29.
  11. H. Collins, ‘Regulating the Employment Relation for Competitiveness’ (2001) 30 Industrial Law Journal 17.
  12. J. Beatson, ‘The Role of Statute in the Development of Common Law Doctrine’ (2001) 117 Law Quarterly Review 247.
  13. D. Ashiagbor, The European Employment Strategy (Oxford, OUP, 2005) 8–32.
  14. B. Hepple, Rights at Work: Global, European and British Perspectives (London, Thomson/Sweet & Maxwell, 2005) 39.
  15. W. Njoya, Property in Work: The Employment Relationship in the Anglo-American Firm (Aldershot, Ashgate Publishing Company, 2007).
  16. K. Ewing and J. Hendy, ‘Unfair Dismissal Law Changes-Unfair?’ (2012) 41 Industrial Law Journal 115.
  17. A. Burrows, ‘The Relationship Between Common Law and Statute in the Law of Obligations’ (2012) 128 Law Quarterly Review 232.
  18. J. Howe, ‘Poles Apart? The Contestation Between the Ideas of No Fault Dismissal and Unfair Dismissal for Protecting Job Security’ (2013) 42 Industrial Law Journal 122.
  19. S. Estreicher and J. M. Hirsch, ‘Comparative Wrongful Dismissal Law: Reassessing American Exceptionalism’ (2014) 92 North Carolina Law Review 343.
  20. C. Mummé, ‘Property in Labor and the Limits of Contracting’ in U. Mattei and J. D. Haskell (eds.), Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law (Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 2015) 413–15.
  21. G. Davidov & E. Eshet, ‘Intermediate Approaches to Unfair Dismissal Protection (2015) 44 Industrial Law Journal 167.
  22. Z. Adams and S. Deakin, ‘Quantitative Labour Law’ in A. Ludlow and A. Blackham (eds.) New Frontiers in Empirical Labour Law Research (Oxford, Hart, 2015) 31.
  23. Z. Adams, P. Bastani, L. Bishop and S. Deakin, ‘The CBR-LRI Dataset: Methods, Properties and Potential of Leximetric Coding of Labour Laws’ (2017) 33 International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 59.
  24. Z. Adams and S. Deakin, “Corporate Governance and Employment Relations” in J. Gordon and W. Ringe (eds), TheOxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance (Oxford, OUP, 2018) 1037.
  25. N. Bacon, K. Hogue and M. Wright, “Is Job Insecurity Higher in Leveraged Buyouts?” (2019) 57 British Journal of Industrial Relations 479.

Additional reading on eligibility to claim

  1. T. Linden, ‘Employment Protection for Employees Working Abroad’ (2006) 35 Industrial Law Journal 186.
  2. J. Mackinnon, ‘Dismissal Protections in a Global Market: Lessons to be Learned from Serco Ltd. v Lawson’ (2009) 38 Industrial Law Journal 101.
  3. L. Merrett, ‘The Extra-Territorial Reach of Employment Legislation’ (2010) 39 Industrial Law Journal 355.
  4. U. Grusic, ‘The Territorial Scope of Employment Legislation and Choice of Law’ (2012) 75 Modern Law Review 722.
  5. L. Merrett, Employment Contracts in Private International Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011).
  6. L. Merrett, ‘New Approaches to Territoriality in Employment Law (2015) 44 Industrial Law Journal 53.
  7. L. Merrett, ‘The Contract of Employment in its International and European Law Setting” in M. Freedland et al (eds.) The Contract of Employment (Oxford, OUP, 2016) 624-627.

Additional reading on the definition of ‘dismissal’

  1. P. Elias, ‘Unravelling the Concept of Dismissal-I’ (1978) Industrial Law Journal 16 and 100.
  2. H. Collins, ‘Unfair Dismissal’ (1986) 15 Industrial Law Journal 113.
  3. H. Collins, Justice in Dismissal (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1992) 41–45.
  4. R. White, ‘Repudiatory Breach and the Definition of Dismissal’ (1997) 26 Industrial Law Journal 252
  5. F. Reynold QC and A. Palmer, ‘Proving Constructive Dismissal: Should One Be Concerned With What Was in the Employer's Mind?’ (2005) 34 Industrial Law Journal 96.
  6. D. Cabrelli, ‘Re-establishing Orthodoxy in the Law of Constructive Dismissal: Claridge v Daler Rowney Ltd [2008] IRLR 672 and Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation v Buckland [2009] IRLR 606’ (2009) 38 Industrial Law Journal 403.
  7. A. Bogg, ‘Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation v Buckland: Re-establishing Orthodoxy at the Expense of Coherence?’ (2010) 39 Industrial Law Journal 408.
  8. D. Cabrelli, ‘Buckland v Bournemouth University Higher Education Corp: Statutory Constructive Dismissal and the Implied Term of Mutual Trust and Confidence’ (2011) 74 Modern Law Review 122.

Additional reading on the effective date of termination and the ‘reasons for dismissal’

  1. P. Elias, ‘Unravelling the Concept of Dismissal-I and II’ (1978) Industrial Law Journal 16 and 100.
  2. J. Bowers and A. Clarke, ‘Unfair Dismissal and Managerial Prerogative: A Study of “Other Substantial Reason” ’ (1981) 10 Industrial Law Journal 34.
  3. P. Schofield, ‘Unfair Dismissal: Some Other Substantial Reason, Injustice and the Limits of Review’ (1985) 14 Industrial Law Journal 57.
  4. H. Collins, Justice in Dismissal (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1992) 45–58 and 65–69.
  5. J. Prassl, ‘Interpreting Employment Protective Legislation: Gisda Cyf v Barratt’ (2011) 40 Industrial Law Journal 1.

Additional reading on the ‘substantive fairness of the dismissal’

  1. P. Elias, ‘Unravelling the Concept of Dismissal-I and II’ (1978) Industrial Law Journal 16 and 100.
  2. P. Elias, ‘Fairness in Unfair Dismissal: Trends and Tensions’ (1981) 10 Industrial Law Journal 201.
  3. H. Collins, Justice in Dismissal (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1992) 37–40 and 70–103
  4. A. Freer, ‘The Range of Reasonable Responses Test—From Guidelines to Statute’ (1998) 27 Industrial Law Journal 335
  5. H. Collins and M. Freedland, ‘Finding the Right Direction for the “Industrial Jury”: Hadden v Van den Bergh Foods Ltd/Midland Bank plc v Madden’ (2000) 29 Industrial Law Journal 288.
  6. H. Collins, Employment Law, 2nd edition (Oxford, OUP, 2010) 157–159 and 173–176.
  7. H. Collins and V. Mantouvalou, ‘Redfearn v UK: Political Association and Dismissal’ (2013) 76 Modern Law Review 909.
  8. C. Wynn-Evans, ‘Harsh But Fair—The ‘Range of Reasonable Responses’ Test and the ‘Substitution Mindset’ Revisited: Newbound v Thames Water Utilities Ltd‘ (2016) 45 Industrial Law Journal 566.
  9. G. Davidov, A Purposive Approach to Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2016) 165-166 and 180-196.
  10. P. Collins, ‘The Inadequate Protection of Human Rights in Unfair Dismissal Law’ (2018) 47 Industrial Law Journal 504.
  11. J. Atkinson, “Workplace Monitoring and the Right to Private Life at Work” (2018) 81 Modern Law Review 688.
  12. P. Collins and P. Fradley, “Policing the Boundaries of Articles 8 and 11 ECHR” (2019) 48 Industrial Law Journal 225.
  13. V. Mantouvalou, “I Lost My Job over a Facebook Post: Was that Fair? Discipline and Dismissal for Social Media Activity” (2019) 35 International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 101.