April 21, 2016

Pulling a sickie – don’t do it!

The EAT disagreed – it held that an employee who pulls a sickie is dishonest and in fundamental breach of contract. The principle reason for dismissal of a malingering employee is conduct and not capability.

A lesson to be learned by employees taking duvet days…

For further details on any of the issues covered in this update please contact Gemma Ospedale, Partner in Employment on 020 7583 2222.

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