Gale v Bankhead Services Limited [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    NIIT 29693/23
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Unfair Dismissal


The claimant was employed as a Lawn Operative.   The claimant was informed when he started that he would have to travel a distance to carry out his duties.   He started in March 2022 and resigned in May 2023.

The busy period was over the Spring and Summer. During that period the respondent asked staff to work Saturdays to get additional holidays.   There were no holidays to be taken during the busy period.  The claimant took some holidays, but it was on the basis that he would be doing extra Saturday work which he agreed to.   The claimant then alleged that he was forced into doing 6 day weeks for 8 consecutive weeks.  The

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This article is correct at 27/06/2024

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