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Doherty (1) Jones (2) v SW Global Resourcing Ltd - dismissal in ignorance of that effect - fair or unfair?

If an employee takes action (such as changing terms of employment) that amounts to a dismissal, but does so in ignorance of the legal consequences, the fairness of the dismissal must be assessed in all the circumstances, which include whether the employer's ignorance of the law is excusable.

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