An Employee v An Employer Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 82644/2009
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The claimant worked as a chef in the respondent’s licensed premises from July 2006. In October 2009, he was shown a new rota and was told he was expected to work six days a week, instead of his usual five. The claimant said this would mean he left home at 8am and would only return at 11pm six days a week. He told the Managing Director that he felt this was too much. The claimant alleges that the Managing Director said he was to work the six days or he would not have a job. In those circumstances the claimant resigned.
The Tribunal stated that there was no formal process in place to consult with staff over the proposed changes to their working hours, the claimant
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