Stefanko and others v Maritime Hotel Ltd and Doherty [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Statement of Employment Particulars; Length of Service

The claimants worked as waiting staff and had short periods of employment. All three were dismissed after objecting to “persistent shortfalls in their wages, late payment and a falsification of their wage slips”. They argued that none of them had been provided with a statement of their terms and conditions during the course of their employment or anytime thereafter.

The tribunal held that the respondent failed to provide this statement for two claimants but not a third who had only been employed for six weeks. However, the EAT disagreed and ruled that an employee who has more than one but less than two months’ service is entitled to such a statement. The third employee was therefore

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This article is correct at 07/01/2019

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