John Arends v The Mount Charles Group Limited Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceNIIT (CASE REF: 4379/17)
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Keywords: Unfair Dismissal; Resignation; Ambiguous Wording
The claimant worked for the respondent as a chef manager. He felt that he and his only other full-time colleague were overworked and formally requested extra kitchen assistance which was then provided. After two periods of sick-leave, he raised a number of formal grievances including discrimination, bonus payments and disparity in staffing levels between different sites.
After the grievance was rejected, the claimant phoned the respondent’s operations manager and the tribunal accepted the claimant became aggressive. The contentious issue arose out of a later voicemail in which the claimant allegedly resigned, although he contended
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.