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Tuesday, 19 April 2011

2 year qualifying period for unfair dismissal protection will deny justice to 3 million workers

Central to its mission of creating a hire and fire workplace culture, the Con Dem’s are intent on extending the qualifying period for unfair dismissal legal protection from one to two years continuous employment.

The consequences for millions of workers atre spelled out in detail in the TUC’s submission to the Government’s review of the Employment Tribunal system: http://www.tuc.org.uk/workplace/tuc-19504-f0.cfm