Jumbo v Zonal Retail Data Systems [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: ET1 Amendment; Preliminary Hearing; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was employed as a Field Services Engineer by the respondent in August 2014.   A dispute arose about the geographical scope of his duties with the claimant contending that it was to be within the M25 area, and the respondent stating it was wider than that.  The reason that this was an issue was due to the disability of the claimant as he stated that he suffered from anxiety which was exacerbated when driving on motorways.   This was a preliminary hearing on interlocutory issues at which the Judge outlined that the question of disability was disputed and would be dealt with at a full hearing.

The claimant was dismissed for gross misconduct in December

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This article is correct at 27/05/2020

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