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(p. 604) 16. Introduction to Unfair Dismissal and Substantive Fairness 

(p. 604) 16. Introduction to Unfair Dismissal and Substantive Fairness
(p. 604) 16. Introduction to Unfair Dismissal and Substantive Fairness

David Cabrelli

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date: 17 November 2019

This chapter begins with a contextual and historical introduction to unfair dismissal law. It covers the efficiency of unfair dismissal laws; the structure, nature, content, and shape of unfair dismissal laws; and the rationale for the introduction of the unfair dismissal laws in the UK. It then examines the statutory unfair dismissal regime contained in Part X of the Employment Rights Act 1996, and the meaning of the ‘substantive fairness’ of the dismissal.

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