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Hotel Worker v Hotel Owner [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ADJ-0001129
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Section 8A, Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2015; Unfair Dismissal; Historical Practice; Working Time

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

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This article is correct at 26/09/2018
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