Greater Glasgow Health Board v Mullen [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 122
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal

Background:

The claimant was subject to disciplinary proceedings in 2018 for behaving in an aggressive way towards his line manager.  This led to a ‘supported improvement action plan’.   However, in 2021 an employee supervised by the claimant complained that he was shouted at and threatened by the claimant.  This led to a formal investigation in which the panel found that the conduct amounted to gross misconduct leading to dismissal.  The letter of dismissal referred to the conduct of 2021 but also the supported improvement action plan in 2018.   The claimant brought a claim for unfair dismissal.

Outcome:

At first instance, the Tribunal decided that there

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This article is correct at 21/09/2023
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