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Wilson v Housing Corporation 1998

  • Wilson v Housing Corporation, [1998] ICR 151, QB on 19th November 1996

Case Summary

Authority for the proposition that:-

  • in layman's language: an employee cannot win compensation from a third party on the basis that the third party induced the employer to unfairly dismiss the employee;
  • in legal language: there is no such thing as a tort of inducing unfair dismissal.

For relevant general notes see Wrongful dismissal/overlap with unfair dismissal awards .

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