John Cunningham v Premco Distributors Limited [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Absence and Sickness
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal; sick certificates

In this case the claimant worked as a store man for the respondent company, a car parts distributor. The tribunal heard evidence that the respondent company found out that the courier service they used went out of business. The director spoke to a business acquaintance to arrange a joint meeting to come up with a solution on how they might deliver their product the next day. When the business acquaintance arrived to meet the director the claimant had told him that the director was in a meeting and the acquaintance left.

Following leaving the premises the acquaintance phoned the director and explained what had happened. The director went to the warehouse, where the claimant was working and

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This article is correct at 12/06/2015

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