Employment law cases

Briscoe v Lubrizol Ltd [2002] IRLR 607 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Dismissal for "good cause" terminates long-term sickness benefits

    10 January 2003

    An employee on long-term sick leave who failed to maintain communication with his employer regarding his continued absence, and who had not provided continuous medical certificates, was lawfully dismissed so as to terminate any entitlement to benefits under the employer's permanent health insurance scheme, the Court of Appeal holds in Briscoe v Lubrizol Ltd.