Hague-Holmes v PG Plumbing (2014) Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberTRE 106
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment, Coronavirus/Covid-19
The claimant was employed by the respondent company and as a result of the lockdown in March 2020 relating to Covid-19 he was temporarily laid off. It must be noted from the outset that this case arose in Jersey. The claimant did not receive any wages during the period and the respondent outlined that it would have paid the wages if it had received a government wage subsidy. The respondent had actually misunderstood the requirements of the Covid-19 Payroll Co-Funding Scheme (as the furlough scheme was termed in Jersey). When the respondent realised its error, it was too late and the late application was rejected by Jersey. The claimant lodged a claim
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