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Employment protection

All your employees are protected by the Employment Rights Act 1996, as amended, against suffering any harm because of any reasonable actions they take on health and safety grounds. This applies regardless of their length of service.

Employees, including health and safety representatives, should not suffer harm, for instance by being denied a promotion or being dismissed unfairly, because they:

You could be taken to an employment tribunal if you penalise employees in this way, see GOV.UK.

2019-11-08