Employment law cases

Ryford Ltd v Drinkwater [1996] IRLR 16 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Time off: Employer must be aware of request for time off

    1 October 1995

    An employee cannot complain that he or she has been refused time off for trade union duties unless it is established that a request for time off was made which came to the notice of the employer's appropriate representative, and that they either refused it, ignored it or failed to respond to it, holds the EAT in Ryford Ltd v Drinkwater.