Jones v Sirl and Son (Furnishers) Limited: EAT 1997

In constructive dismissal cases the repudiatory breach by the employer need not be the sole cause of the employee’s resignation. There may well be concurrent causes operating on the mind of an employee whose employer has committed fundamental breaches of contract and that the employee may leave because of both those breaches and another factor, such as the availability of another job.


[1997] IRLR 493, [1997] UKEAT 155 – 95 – 0702




England and Wales

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CitedNottinghamshire County Council v Meikle CA 8-Jul-2004
The claimant was a teacher who had come to suffer a sight disability. She complained that her employers had failed to make reasonable accomodation for her disability, and subsequently she resigned claiming constructive dismissal and damages for . .
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Updated: 11 June 2022; Ref: scu.199220