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TUPE: EAT defines "affected employees" to be consulted on a TUPE transfer

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    Unison v Somerset County Council and others [2010] IRLR 207 EAT (0 other reports)

In Unison v Somerset County Council and others EAT/0043/09, the EAT held that the employees "affected by" a TUPE transfer for the purposes of consultation with employee representatives were those who would or might be transferred, those whose job is jeopardised by the proposed transfer, and those with internal job applications pending. The definition did not extend to those who might in the future apply for a vacancy in the part of the undertaking transferred.