EAT: employee on ‘permanent’ sick leave did not transfer to new employer under TUPE –

‘The job of a telecoms engineer on long-term sick leave with little prospect of returning to work did not transfer to a new employer as he was not “assigned” to the team when the team he worked as a part of was transferred to another service provider, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed.’

Full story, 7th September 2015