Meade v Adelphi Calton Limited t/a Cineworld Cinemas

  • Case Reference
    1243
  • Decision Number
    UD 892/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Discipline

An employer learned a costly lesson that mitigation should not be ignored when considering a disciplinary sanction. As part of an internal review of a stock shortfall, the respondent’s operations manager decided to examine CCTV footage of the sales desk. The claimant was observed on CCTV taking a large hotdog and a packet of wine gums without paying the correct price. Staff were entitled to a 40% discount on purchases however the claimant had recorded a price for a regular hotdog and a packet of maltesers as opposed to the large hotdog and wine gums that were actually taken. The difference in

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This article is correct at 21/10/2014
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Jennifer O'Sullivan
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