Wardle v RMS Cash Solutions Ltd [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 10277/19
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct; Investigation

The claimant was employed as a driver with the respondent company, which provided cash handling services in the form of delivery, transport and collection of cash.   The claimant began this employment in September 2013 until his dismissal on the grounds of gross misconduct on 9th May 2019. 

The index incident took place on 10th April 2019 where the claimant was completing a number of deliveries - one of these was to the Poundstretcher store in Newry.   This involved delivering bags of coins which were of indeterminate weight but were regarded as ‘heavy’.    The difficulty arising here was that the claimant had to transport the money upstairs into an

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This article is correct at 16/06/2020

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