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Church v West Lancashire NHS Trust EAT 1998

  • Church v West Lancashire NHS Trust EAT on 17th November 1997 reported at [1998] ICR 423, EAT (also at [1998] IRLR 4).

Case Summary

Authority for the proposition that:

a person is NOT dismissed by reason of redundancy if the particular job he was employed to do remains in existence after his dismissal even if the reason for his dismissal was genuinely that someone had to be made redundant.

For relevant notes see Redundancy/bumped redundancies .

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