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Covid-19 vaccine refusal - nursing home worker fairly dismissed for refusing the vaccine-2

A nursing home worker fairly dismissed over Covid-19 vaccine refusal Despite accepting Ms Allette’s (A) scepticism, Employment Tribunal has found her ‘fairly dismissed’ by her employer for Covid-19 vaccine refusal.  The requirement to be vaccinated was in the Tribunal’s opinion a reasonable management instruction and A had no medical authority or clinical basis for refusing.  […]

Inner house concludes school fairly dismissed teacher

Inner house concludes school fairly dismissed teacher suspected of possessing indecent images. Despite being cleared of the charges, the teacher was dismissed due to safeguarding concerns. Was his dismissal unfair? No, concluded the Inner House of the Court of Session in L v K. Case background The case concerned a teacher who had been arrested […]

CAN A DISMISSAL STILL BE FAIR IF THE EMPLOYER REFUSES TO HEAR AN APPEAL?

Is it possible for a dismissal to still be fair if the employer refuses to hear their employee’s appeal? Can a dismissal be fair if your employer refuses to hear your appeal? Moore v Phoenix Product Development Limited is an example that in certain circumstances, it can be. Case background Mr Moore (M – the […]