Letter to employees involved in industrial action for over 12 weeks and employer is considering dismissal

Published on: 27/06/2011

Letter to employees involved in industrial action for over 12 weeks and employer is considering dismissal.

Dear [name]

It is with regret that I note that you have been involved in industrial action against the company since [date]. The industrial action has now lasted for [number] weeks.

During the first twelve weeks of any period of official industrial action employees are protected against dismissal. However, after that period of time the employer can, in certain circumstances, dismiss the employees involved in the industrial action