Kubilius v Kent Foods Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Coronavirus/Covid-19
The claimant worked for the respondent from 25th July 2016 until he was dismissed without notice by a letter received on 25th June 2020. The claimant was a Class 1 Driver and he largely transported food products to the Respondent’s clients - with one of the major clients being Tate and Lyle. Within the Employee Handbook it outlined that it is essential to retain a good relationship with clients and suppliers. As part of this, it also stated that all reasonable steps should be taken to safeguard health and safety and that customer instructions regarding PPE must be followed.
The issue leading to dismissal occurred on 21st May 2020. The claimant was to go to Tate &
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