Wincanton Group plc v Stone (formerly known as Joyce) and Gregory [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
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Both claimants were employed as drivers by the respondent, each of whom had received a written warning for failure to obey a reasonable management instruction. The claimants insisted that they were entitled to act as they did under their contracts. Mr Stone received a written warning for misconduct in November 2009. Within the currency of that warning, he committed another disciplinary offence of a different type, one which could have been dealt with by way of final warning. The respondent instead dismissed him, arguing that the first written warning had made the difference between a final warning and dismissal. The Employment Tribunal held that Mr

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This article is correct at 30/11/2012

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