Paula Wilson v Rascals Day Nurseries [2017]

  • Decision Number
    CASE REF: 2124/16
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Gross Misconduct; Dismissal; Employee Dispute; Differential Treatment

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a nursery assistant when she was sacked for gross misconduct.  The incident to which the dismissal related occurred in the early hours of a Sunday morning after a night out when the claimant had a verbal confrontation with another employee, Ms Brown, who was senior to the claimant. Ms Brown claimed that the she was put in fear of working with the claimant as on the night in question the claimant had called her a “tout” referring to an incident a few weeks previously when she had pestered Ms Brown for information about a colleague and Ms

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This article is correct at 28/09/2017
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