Jonathan Costello v Absolute Drain Services Limited T/a Greenday Environmental Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIREAT UD646/2012
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant case surrounded an employee who worked as a truck driver for the respondent company.
The claimant said the problems began when he returned from sick leave, when the respondent accused the claimant of breaking the truck by driving it with the PTO engaged. The claimant denied this accusation and claimed he was not given information surrounding when this was alleged to have happened.
The claimant claimed that the managing director did not invite him to a disciplinary hearing but rather told the claimant that "he could accept 4 weeks' pay or he could walk.". The claimant subsequently left that day.
The respondent, on the other hand, claimed that on being presented with the
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