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Case Law 47335/06 (06/11/2012)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 11/06/2012

Subject: The decision on freedom of association: the Court deemed that the Employment Rights Act 1996, which allows the dismissal from employment solely on account of the employee’s political views and membership of a political party, carried with it the potential for abuse

Parties: Redfearn c. Regno Unito

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 12 Freedom of association - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Solidarity - Art. 30 Protection against unjustified dismissal