Allette v Scarsdale Grant Nursing Home Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination, Coronavirus/Covid-19
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Vaccination; Coronavirus

he claimant worked as a care assistant in the respondent nursing home.  The issue arising relates to the roll-out of the vaccination programme in December 2020 to combat coronavirus.   The nursing home itself had been hit with an outbreak in which 33 staff, including the claimant, were infected.  There were also 22 residents infected which did sadly lead to some deaths.  

The employees of the respondent nursing home were invited to their vaccinations in January 2021.  The respondent made it a condition of continued employment that employees would have to be vaccinated.  The claimant only became aware of this the day before her vaccination was

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This article is correct at 27/01/2022

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