Reid v The Good Health Store Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEET 20/44
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Coronavirus/Covid-19
The claimant worked as a sales assistant with the respondent store on the Isle of Man. The issue with the claimant’s employment arose when she sought to take steps to protect herself from the effects of Coronavirus. On 16th March 2020, the Government announced that due to the escalating situation that vulnerable groups were to be careful and avoid contact with others where possible. The claimant is a type one diabetic and for that reason she spoke to the respondent, stating that she may have to self-isolate. To confirm this, the claimant spoke to her GP via telephone and was advised that she could self-certificate for two weeks and
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