Wei v Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant was employed as the Executive Director in the Strategic Planning and Business Management Department of the respondent. She started this job in April 2018 and continued until her dismissal in March 2020. The issue arising was the creation of a new office in Luxembourg which as discussed in 2017 to allow the bank to continue trading freely in Europe after the United Kingdom had left the European Union. The claimant outlined that the role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer (a combined role) was earmarked for her but she did not accept the salary when it was offered. Subsequent to that she was then dismissed with the respondent citing redundancy as the reason.
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