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Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06

Overturning rulings of an employment tribunal and the EAT (and its own decision in Alexander Fadipe v Reed Nursing Personnel [2001] EWCA Civ 1885) the Court of Appeal has held that the right of an employee to bring a complaint against her former employer about a detriment which took place after employment ended is not restricted to discrimination cases. It also cover cases in which a former employee claims that her former employer gave a bad reference because she had been a "whistleblower".

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