Sinclair v Turnbull t/a Downpatrick Service Station [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    20690/19IT
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Preparation Time Order

The claimant was employed by the respondents as the Assistant Manager of the Service Station.   His employment ended on 6th June 2019 following the expiry of two weeks’ notice.   The issue arose out of an email exchange between the claimant and one of the owners of the Service Station, Mrs Turnbull.  The nature of the email exchange was that the claimant wished to drop down to an alternative post at a lower level than assistant manager.  As this was not possible, he expressly resigned in an email giving two weeks’ notice.   Mrs Turnbull gave him a number of opportunities to reconsider his position, yet no such action was taken. It must be noted that

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This article is correct at 24/05/2021
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