Employee v Employer [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IREAT UD2116/2011
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Letter of resignation

The claimant worked for the respondent, a food distribution company, as a warehouse worker and, occasionally, as a van delivery driver. In this case the claimant had signed a letter of resignation but argued that he signed it under duress.

The claimant had a disagreement with the owner following a delivery error and was given a written warning, which he disagreed with and handed back. Following a further incident the claimant was told he was suspended pending an investigation. Soon after, a further meeting took place in the respondent’s car where the claimant was given various papers to sign.

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This article is correct at 28/01/2016
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