Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2013] EWCA Civ 135

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 135
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Local authorities; Misconduct; Teachers; Unfair Dismissal; Warnings

The appellant teacher (A) brought proceedings for Unfair Dismissal against the local authority (B). This claim was rejected and A appealed the decision. A was dismissed at the end of 2006 for alleged misconduct between November 2005 and February 2006. A had been given a prior final written warning by B, issued by it on February 10, 2005. The warning was given in relation to alleged misconduct by D on October 8, 2004 during a lesson. Subsequent to the waning A was suspended and an investigation and period of suspension followed. B informed A that the warning was to remain on her record for 24

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This article is correct at 08/03/2013
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