John Cunningham v Jim Reynolds & Mitie Total Security Management Limited (CASE REF: 1937/13)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    1937/13
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Gross misconduct

The claimant was employed as a Security Guard until the effective date of termination of his employment. He was dismissed for alleged gross misconduct, categorised under the relevant policy as ‘serious insubordination’. After a disciplinary meeting the claimant received a ‘Termination of employment’ letter confirming his summary dismissal and right of appeal. 

It was accepted that certain defects existed in the disciplinary procedure including reference to one incorrect ground for dismissal (that the claimant had a ‘final written warning’) and a failure to advise the claimant that

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This article is correct at 14/08/2015
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