Blackburn v Aldi Stores Ltd UKEAT/0185/12/JOJ

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

This case involved an appeal against a decision of the Employment Tribunal refusing permission to amend his claim for unfair constructive dismissal and dismissing it. The claimant was an LGV driver for the Respondent supermarket. He alleged that when he expressed concerns about health and safety issues at the depot, the management had rejected him.

The ET found that at the relevant time, the Respondent's depot had satisfactory health and safety audits. The Claimant had an altercation with a manager and raised a grievance, citing, amongst other things, some health and safety issues. The matter was addressed by the managing director who recognized some of the Claimant’s arguments but

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This article is correct at 04/11/2015

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