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Employment Law

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02 MAY 2012

Jackson v Liverpool City Council [2011] IRLR 1009


15 June 2011

Court of Appeal

Kay, Richards, Leveson LLJ

References must be true, accurate and fair, even if they result in an employee not getting a job.

When J left his employment with the council as a social worker on a youth offending team, he was given a favourable reference. Shortly afterwards, social workers who had taken over J's work concluded he had not done all the work he claimed to have done.

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