MacLeod v H&M Hennes & Mauritz UK Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disciplinary Procedures

The claimant was employed by the respondent from 20th December 2013. The claimant was regularly promoted and during her time with the respondent she was department manager and assistant manager before becoming store manager on 1st July 2019.  The particular aspect of the Contract of Employment which became relevant in this case was: 

‘You are required to work your working hours each week (excluding meal breaks) and to make yourself available work the Working Days…The times you are required to work your Working Hours will vary each week.  You will be required to work such times as notified to you in advance by your line manager.’ 

In practice, the claimant was responsible

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This article is correct at 08/09/2021

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