Marangakis v Iceland Foods Limited [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 161
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Appeal

The claimant was employed as a part-time Sales Assistant from September 2013.  The claimant was initially dismissed for alleged gross misconduct in January 2019.   The main issue of the case was the effect of an internal appeal.

The respondent, in its disciplinary policy, states:

‘Colleagues have the right to appeal at each stage within five working days of receipt of the letter confirming the disciplinary sanction…The decision of the appeal hearing is final.

The claimant emailed in early February 2019 stating that she wished to be reinstated back into her position before the alleged incident took place.  The respondent took this to be an appeal of the decision

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This article is correct at 16/11/2022
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