Venegas v Drinks Inc Ltd [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 12329/18
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Race Discrimination

The claimant is a Spanish national and began working for the respondent as a Class 2 HGV Driver in December 2016.   This was initially as an agent worker, but he then worked full time between March and May 2017 and then from June 2017 until the relationship ended on 4th May 2018.  This was one of the issues as the respondent suggesting that he had ended his contract in May 2017 and a new one commenced in June 2017 (as the claimant had started and stopped a new job in the intervening period).  The claimant believed that his contract had never been terminated.

A number of issues arose within the employment.  It is not possible to go through every single detail but

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This article is correct at 28/09/2020

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