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The compensatory award for unfair dismissal is such amount as the tribunal considers just and equitable in all the circumstances having regard to the loss sustained by the employee as a result of dismissal and in so far as that loss is attributable to actions of the employer. It is intended to compensate the employee rather than to punish the employer. No account should be taken of any period during which losses are caused by something other than the dismissal.
The starting point in assessing compensation for loss of earnings for unfair dismissal is:
whether the loss claimed was occasioned or ca
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