Britesavers Limited v Qui Zhong [2017]

  • Case Reference
    UDD1723
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Section 8A, Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2015; Unfair Dismissal; Reasonableness

This case concerned a claim of unfair dismissal. Dismissal was disputed in the case; the respondent claimed that the complainant had been assured at a meeting, following an alleged incident, that her job was safe. However, the complainant argued that she had in fact been dismissed at the meeting.

The Court found that the respondent had, intentionally or not, ended the complainant's employment. The respondent had made no contact with the complainant after the meeting, had asked other staff members to cover her shifts, sought the return of her keys and sent her a P45. The Court held, in the

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This article is correct at 07/06/2017
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