Parslow v Dawn Cross Ltd

CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal (Ireland)
Judgment Date26 March 1999
Judgment citation (vLex)[1999] 3 JIEC 2603
Date26 March 1999

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Parslow v Dawn Cross Ltd


Dismissal - Dismissal acceded as unfair - Whether claimant had contributed to dismissal.

At the outset the responded conceded that the dismissal of the claimant was unfair but contended that he had contributed substantially to it. The respondents contended that there was evidence of shoplifting in their shop, that the claimant was giving customers unauthorised discounts and that this could account for loss of profits. The claimant stated that he was supervised in most transactions. He understood that he could give up to 15% in discount on larger items. He claimed that he was never asked by management what discounts he was giving customers. The Tribunal determined that the respondent had failed to establish or adduce evidence of how the claimant contributed to his dismissal. The awarded him £...

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