Groups of employees must act on behalf of a particular client to be protected by TUPE, tribunal rules –

Posted February 28th, 2012 in appeals, employment, employment tribunals, news, transfer of undertakings by tracey

“The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) held that in order to be considered an ‘organised grouping of employees’  under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), workers with the Eddie Stobart haulage company had to be organised according to the requirements of the client. It was not enough that, although the workers principally carried out activities on behalf of that client, they were organised according to their shifts.”

Full story, 27th February 2012