Mason v Wilko Limited [2023]

  • Decision Number
    Case No: 2603125/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Sunday Opt-Out


The claimant worked for the respondent as a customer services assistant from October 2003 until she resigned in September 2021.   As a shop worker she had the right to opt out of Sunday working.

The claimant became a local Trade Union representative in 2010.  She came into possession of guidance in 2012 from HR to Line Managers.  This related to guidance providing three contracts depending on Sunday opt-out.  They were without the opt-out, with an opt-out and reduction in hours or with the opt-out with a redistribution of hours across the other days.   The claimant gave notice of her right to opt out of Sunday working in January 2016. 

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