Nicola Lewsley v Holy Trinity Community Centre (CASE REF: 2369/14)

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    2369/14
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Statutory Dismissal Procedures

The claimant was employed as a Day Care Assistant. As was standard practice (although criticised by the tribunal), on one particular occasion the claimant left the place of employment with a sum of ¬£500 cash paid by a parent to cover childcare fees. The claimant, however, subsequently lost the money which then formed the basis of the disciplinary procedure and the ultimate decision to dismiss her. 

The tribunal was sure that the initial letter inviting the claimant to the disciplinary hearing did not warn that dismissal was being contemplated. As well as this, whilst the employer arranged

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This article is correct at 28/08/2015
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