Farm Manager v Farmer [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ADJ-00017360
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Sickness and Absence
Issues covered: Breach of Fair Procedures; Unfair Dismissal; Incapacity

This case focuses on the issue of unfair dismissal. The Respondent had allegedly dismissed the Complainant from employment in order to avoid making a mandatory redundancy payment.

The Complainant commenced employment as a general operative with the Respondent in 1993 and was later promoted to the position of farm manager. In 2004, the Complainant was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The Complainant contended that he had never missed work due to the condition, save for the exception of two or three days in 2012. In June 2018, the Respondent informed the Complainant that an insurance issue

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This article is correct at 16/04/2019
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