Clark v Iceland Foods Ltd [2020]

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

The claimant was employed as a part-time sales assistant from April 2012 under a contract which guaranteed a minimum of 7.5 hours per week with additional hours as required from time-to-time.

The claimant went off sick on 9th March 2018 and never returned to work, culminating in her dismissal on 17th January 2019.   The Respondent’s handbook stated that if an employee was unable to return to work in any capacity in the foreseeable future then a decision may be taken to terminate the employment.  The background to the case involved a new manager in the claimant’s store.   There were various difficulties that arose between the two, including a reduction in hours from

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This article is correct at 08/12/2020

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