A Distribution Supervisor v A Company [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy Payment; Organisation of Working Time Act

The Complainant was employed since February 2001 with the company as a Distribution/Despatch Supervisor.  He lodged a complaint of bullying and harassment against a colleague on 5th July 2016, and attended a meeting with the HR Director the following day to address his concerns.  The Complainant was then absent on certified sick-leave, being certified fit to return to work in March 2018. It was hoped the Complainant could return to work following full assessment.

A meeting took place with the Complainant on the 20th of March 2018 to discuss role changes, changes in reporting lines and potential redundancies. Initially, the Complainant opted for redundancy but then decided to apply

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This article is correct at 01/04/2020

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