De Swarte v Fife Housekeeping Ltd (t/a Bright and Beautiful) [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    4101941/2023
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay
Issues covered: Unlawful Deduction from Wages

Background:

The claimant, a housekeeper, claimed that she suffered from an unlawful deduction from wages due to deductions from her final pay and failure to pay holiday pay.

The claimant gave notice of termination on 25th November to expire on 23rd December.   She worked until 19th December and that night she text her line manager to say that she was unwell and would not be able to work the next day and this was renewed for the 21st.  The claimant was only paid wages until 19th December.   The claimant’s contract of employment specified that sickness absence should be made with a line manager but that text message was not acceptable.  A deduction of £190 was

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 24/08/2023
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Jason Elliott BL
Barrister

The main content of this article was provided by Jason Elliott BL. Email jasondelliott@outlook.com

View all articles by Jason Elliott BL