Hotel Worker v Hotel Owner Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Working Time and Leave
This case involved a claim for unfair dismissal. The complainant had been dismissed following a routine examination by the respondent of the clocking system in place for their employees. The routine examination showed irregularities in the way the complainant operated same and the respondent stated that this conduct justified her dismissal. The complainant explained the irregularity by the fact that she had worked very closely with the former hotel owner who had, among other things, allowed her colleagues to clock in for the complainant in the event she was a few minutes late for her 7.30am shift.
The respondent submitted that the complainant's actions and requirements for her colleagues
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