Sanders and Others v Ernest A Neale Limited: NIRC 5 Jul 1974

The applicants appealed dismissal of their claims for redundancy payments.
Held: The Court considered the time of acceptance by an employee of an employer’s repudiatory actions. Sir John Donaldson P set out the principle which he regarded as well established in the field of employment represented an exception to the general rule of the law of contract allowing the innocent party to elect whether to accept the repudiation or affirm the contract.
Sir John Donaldson P
[1974] ITR 395, [1974] ICR 565, [1974] 3 All ER 327, [1974] EW Misc 1, [1974] IRLR 236, [1975] KIR 77
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedThompson and others v Eaton Ltd EAT 14-Apr-1976
The management introduced a new machine. The appellants left the premises and did not return. They were dismissed. They now appealed a finding that they had not been unfairly dismissed.
Held: The appeal failed. Whether the employer had through . .
LimitedSociete Generale, London Branch v Geys SC 19-Dec-2012
The claimant’s employment by the bank had been terminated. The parties disputed the sums due, and the date of the termination of the contract. The court was asked ‘Does a repudiation of a contract of employment by the employer which takes the form . .

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Updated: 14 September 2021; Ref: scu.272859