Royal Mail Group v Jhuti [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKSC 55
  • Legal Body
    Uk Supreme Court (UKSC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Protected Disclosure

This case could be regarded as a long-running saga based upon whether the employee had been dismissed as a result of protected disclosures that had been made under Section 43A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Article 67A of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996). 

The employee made a protected disclosure which related to a colleague breaching regulatory requirements.  The reaction from her superior was one that questioned the claimants understanding of the regulations and was then set ‘unattainable goals’.

After a period of sick leave, the claimant was dismissed by another manager for poor performance.  This manager who made the decision knew nothing of the history and was

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This article is correct at 03/12/2019

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