Vauxhall Motors Ltd v T.G.W.U - Consultation on multiple redundancies [2006] EAT

Vauxhall was making redundancies and entered consultation as required by TULRCA 1992 s.188. Eventually, about 18 months later, some 46 employees were dismissed as redundant. Vauxhall did not re-notify the union or enter into fresh consultation. An employment tribunal ruled that Vauxhall was in breach of the statutory requirement and made appropriate protective awards. Vauxhall appealed to the EAT and has won (on the particular facts).

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