Kingston Transport Ltd T/A Sussex Skips v Sanders UKEAT/0035/12/SMPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal
The Claimant in this case was employed to deliver skips to customers. In 2009 there were five different incidents, including one involving an altercation with a customer, leading to disciplinary action.
A written warning was issued to the Claimant which would stay on his file for six months. During this six month period, the Claimant was involved in an accident with a car belonging to a member of the public and was then summarily dismissed after the Respondent alleged that he acted in an aggressive manner towards one of its directors. The dismissal letter specified all of the above actions as reasons for dismissal.
The Employment Tribunal found that he had been unfairly dismissed because
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