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Caterham team facing legal action from ex-staff

– The Caterham F1 team is facing legal action from around 40 former employees, laid off earlier this month.Since Tony Fernandes sold the outfit to a consortium of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors, the new owners have been on a cost-saving drive, with over 40 members losing their jobs ahead of the German Grand Prix.But the former staff have claimed that the way they were sacked breached UK employment law, and have requested governing body the FIA to investigate the team's conduct and its recent change of ownership."The summary dismissal of employees from Caterham was done without warning or consultation and will result in significant compensation claims against the team,"...
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