Heather Burns v Peacehaven Care Services Limited [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    1246/16 & 1471/16
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal (NIIET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Breach of contract; pay and conditions of employment

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a domiciliary care assistant. Her contract of employment required her to give four weeks’ notice but she left without giving any and claimed for unpaid holiday and sick pay. She also claimed that she was not provided with written terms and conditions of employment. The respondent sought compensation for breach of contract and the tribunal office notified both parties that this was being treated as a ‘counterclaim’. In the

In the interim the claimant’s representative wrote to the respondent acknowledging payment of the holiday and sick pay and was prepared to accept the payment made in full and final settlement of the claim subject to the

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This article is correct at 14/02/2017

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