Mioduszewska v Western Urgent Care Limited [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 1787/22IT
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Time Limits; Discrimination; Unfair Dismissal


The claimant is a medical doctor and was employed by the respondent as a GP from April 2018 until her dismissal on 26th July 2021. The dismissal arose based upon an allegation of drugs theft. However, despite investigation from the PSNI there was no prosecution directed by the PPS.   She lodged a claim on 26th October 2021 claiming, inter alia, unfair dismissal and sex discrimination.

Whilst the claim form was lodged on 26th October 2021 (exactly three months from the effective date of termination) it was rejected as it was not accompanied by the conciliation certificate.   It was lodged by the claimant’s solicitors who were instructed that day.  The

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This article is correct at 22/06/2023

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