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Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 978
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Constructive Dismissal; Last Straw; Continuing Series of Acts

The claimant encountered problems with several colleagues whom she felt were bullying her, although no action was taken. Later, an ‘altercation’ took place with a colleague and the claimant went off sick. After an investigation, disciplinary proceedings were brought against both and final written warnings were given for "inappropriate behaviour". After an unsuccessful appeal, the claimant resigned stating that the incident with her colleague was the "final straw". She argued a fundamental breach of the implied term of trust and confidence.

The ET dismissed the claim, as the trigger for the

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This article is correct at 31/05/2018
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