Disavowing an Implied Term of Fairness – Industrial Law Journal

‘In the Court of Appeal decision in Burn v Alder Hey (Burn), there are obiter suggestions that the employment contract contains an implied term that would require the employer to act fairly during a disciplinary process. In a recent article in this journal, Collins and Golding (the authors) endorse this direction of travel and explore what they see as a number of advantages that would accrue for employees (and other workers) should the courts hold that such a term is indeed part of the law of contract. This article seeks to argue that recognition of the term would be misguided.’

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Industrial Law Journal, 13th May 2024

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