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Agricultural Sector (Wales) Act 2014

Unfair dismissal

36.Section 5(8) of this Act provides that an agricultural worker is to be regarded as having been unfairly dismissed if the reason (or the main reason) for the worker’s dismissal relates to:

  • the worker enforcing their rights under this Act,

  • the worker’s employer being prosecuted under this Act, or

  • the worker being or becoming (or potentially being or becoming) entitled to be paid a minimum rate of remuneration in accordance with this Act.

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