Sohling v WM Morrison Produce Limited [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct

The claimant was employed by the respondent supermarket as a forklift driver/warehouse operative from 1 May 2008 until his dismissal on 18th March 2019.   There were a number of reasons put forward by the respondent after an investigation leading to a dismissal for gross misconduct.  This ranged from the claimant indicating that he had seen a fellow-employee getting changed and seeing her underwear to making of a false report about another colleague.  The content of the false report was that another employee had been working for another supermarket whilst he had been off sick from the respondent. 

In the investigation, the claimant agreed that the report had been

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This article is correct at 07/04/2020

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