Fahey v Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust [2012] UKEAT/0391/11/LA

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unlawful deductions from wages; sickness benefit during notice

This was an appeal against the decision of a Tribunal which dismissed a claim brought by Ms Wendy Fahey (“the Claimant”) against her former employers the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust (“the Respondent”) for the unlawful deduction of wages. The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a ward administrator and theatre coordinator. She was absent from work on the grounds of ill health from 24 July 2009 until her employment came to an end on 30 July 2010. For much of the time between those dates the Claimant was on sickness pay – first at full rate, then at half rate. When she was given notice, however, the Respondent reverted to paying her in full

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This article is correct at 25/05/2012

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