Have you been the victim of the 2 year rule?

 

It used to be the case up to April 2012 that you needed 1 years service to claim unfair dismissal. This has now increased to 2 years.

Following this increase there was a hike in employment tribunal fees which created even more barriers for people seeking access to justice – this increase in fees has now thankfully been reversed.

Currently an employer can terminate an employee’s contract pre the 2 year deadline without any substantial reason and there’s no comeback for the employee.

Here at best we are campaigning for a reduction in the 2 year rule and for employees to have full employment rights after successfully completing their probationary period.

We want justice for all employees!

If you have been affected by this or have any employment related issues get in touch with Nikki Sharpe our employment law expert

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