Smith v Tesco Stores Limited 
Decision NumberEAT 11
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Contracts of Employment
The claimant worked as a customer assistant for the respondent from 2008 until 2018. The claimant asserted that he was dismissed when he was shopping in the store and had an altercation with a store manager resulting in the claimant being arrested by the police. The claimant commenced his claim for unfair dismissal, race discrimination, disability discrimination and other related claims. The Tribunal outlined that some complaints were clear whereas others were not.
The difficulties arose during the preliminary hearings when the claimant sought to add a range of further allegations. The Judge had requested that the respondent assist as well as
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