Adrian Gerard Nugent v Royal Mail Group Limited

  • Case Reference
    [2015] NIIT 2762/14
  • Legal Body
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal; Conduct; Reasonable Instruction; Health and Safety; Seatbelt; Previous Behaviour

Keywords: Unfair dismissal; Conduct; Reasonable Instruction; Health and Safety; Seatbelt; Previous Behaviour

The claimant was dismissed for alleged gross misconduct following a road traffic accident involving one of the respondent’s delivery vans with the main issue being that he was not wearing his seatbelt. The claimant had been involved in a similar accident 3 years previous, after which he was dismissed but successfully challenged in the tribunal.

The tribunal accepted that the previous dismissal was not a factor taken into account on this occasion, except that the claimant’s previous

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This article is correct at 07/01/2016
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