Geraldine Christie v Glasswater Lodge Retirement Home Ltd & others (CASE REF: 950/14)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Retraction of Resignation

The claimant had been employed as the registered manager of a retirement home. Shortly after the ‘Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority’ had expressed concerns about the running of the retirement home, the claimant stated that she was resigning with one month’s notice. The next day the claimant indicated, by letter, that she was exercising her right to withdraw the resignation. 

The respondent did not acknowledge the purported retraction of her resignation but subsequently claimed that her employment had ended on completion of the one month's notice. The claimant then claimed, inter alia, unfair dismissal. The tribunal held that the claimant had dismissed that claimant and that

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This article is correct at 14/08/2015

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