Assamoi v Spirit Pub Company

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Breach; Constructive Dismissal; Investigations; Mutual Trust and Confidence

The appellant employee appealed against a decision of an Employment Tribunal that he had not been constructively dismissed by the respondent employer. The appellant had been employed as a head chef by the respondent. The appellant had been given approval for his holiday request by his manager. He was suspended pending an investigation into allegations that he had failed to attend work on a specified day and refused to attend a compulsory meeting. An investigatory meeting revealed that the appellant had been on authorised holidays in both instances on the date in question he was required to attend work and so no action was taken against him.

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This article is correct at 03/08/2012

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