Leach v Hillcrest Children’s Services Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Sick Pay; Using discretion in paying company sick pay; Deductions from wages

The claimant worked for the respondent as a Teaching Assistant.  However, she was initially engaged as a bank worker from October 2018 with a contract being given to her on 27th September 2019.   She began work in October 2019 under this new contract and on 10th October she injured her ankle at work.  She tried to continue working but had to go off in November and did not return to work until her employment was terminated in September 2020.

The claimant brought a claim in terms of the treatment suffered during her sick leave relating to her entitlement.  The offer of employment regarding the September 2019 contract made no mention of sick pay entitlement. 

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This article is correct at 10/05/2021

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