The No 8 Partnership v Simmons Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEAT 140
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant is a dental nurse and worked for the respondent from March 1990 until her resignation in June 2020. The issue arose in relation to the Coronavirus pandemic. Plans were put in place in May 2020 to re-open the practice for emergency treatment. The claimant stated that she had ‘grave concerns’ about her commute to work and noted that she had caring responsibilities for her caring father. As a result, the claimant requested that she be furloughed until the end of September. The respondent could not agree to this and the claimant responded stating that, in the circumstances, she would be willing to
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