Gilbert v Goldstone Ltd: EAT 1976

Unreasonable conduct by an employer was sufficient to amount to constructive dismissal, regardless of whether it involved a breach of contract by the employer.


Kilner-Brown J


[1976] IRLR 257

Cited by:

ApprovedTurner v London Transport Executive CA 1977
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OverruledWestern Excavating (ECC) Ltd v Sharp CA 1978
To succeed in a claim for constructive dismissal the plaintiff must establish a breach of contract by the defendant, that the breach was sufficiently serious to have justified the claimant resigning, or at least be the last in a series of events . .
CitedBournemouth University Higher Education Corp v Buckland EAT 8-May-2009
EAT UNFAIR DISMISSAL: Constructive dismissal
Whether fundamental breach of implied term of trust and confidence cured, so that the Claimant’s resignation did not amount to constructive dismissal.
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Updated: 02 May 2022; Ref: scu.377341