What is Automatically Unfair Dismissal?
You are protected from unfair dismissal by the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), but you need two years of continuous service to make an unfair dismissal claim in the Employment Tribunal. This page lists all the other employment rights for which you can make a claim even if you dont have two years of service.
Automatically Unfair Dismissal
If you are dismissed for a reason related to your statutory rights, it is an automatically unfair dismissal. In the majority of automatically unfair dismissal cases, you will be able to sue for unfair dismissal even if you dont have the two years qualifying service (Section 108 ERA 1996, Sections 154 &
Last Updated: [24/05/2022]