Ham v ESL BBSW Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Coronavirus/Covid-19
The claimant commenced employment with the respondent as an area supervisor relating to cleaning services. The issue culminating on the dismissal of the claimant arose on 30th March 2020 after the Prime Minister had announced the start of lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
On 30th March, the claimant was asked by his line manager to collect cleaning equipment from a school as the respondent’s contract had ended. The line manger could not do this as she was self-isolating. The claimant responded stating that he could not collect the materials as his van was already full. He also made contact with his line manager asking if the collection was essential, considering the travel
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