Tribunal Must Review University's Redundancy 'Fairness'

By Alex Baldwin (June 22, 2022, 6:00 PM BST) -- An employment tribunal must consider whether a private university ran a fair redundancy process, even though the employee herself did not raise the issue in the proceedings, an appellate panel has ruled.

The Employment Appeal Tribunal sent the case back down, saying on Tuesday that a new tribunal should review whether BPP University carried out a fair consultation, a fair selection process and conducted a reasonable search for alternative employment when it made the employee redundant.

Bukola Osinuga had initially accused the university of unfair dismissal, sexual discrimination and unlawful deductions. BPP is a private university that offers international students courses...

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