Quinn v Weir Systems Ltd: EAT 27 Apr 2001

Appeal at the instigation of the employee against a finding of the Employment Tribunal to the effect that he had resigned from his employment with the respondents in circumstances which did not amount to constructive dismissal.
Lord Jonston
[2001] UKEAT 1317 – 00 – 2704
CitedWestern 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 . .
CitedWoods v W M Car Services (Peterborough) Ltd EAT 1981
An employer will be guilty of a breach which entitles an employee to resign and claim constructive dismissal if the employer behaves in such a way as to destroy the relationship of trust and confidence. An employer shall not ‘without reasonable and . .

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Updated: 14 March 2021; Ref: scu.442036