Fay Hand
August 28, 2014

Ruling states that EE did unfairly dismiss a call centre manager

A ruling states that EE did unfairly dismiss a call centre manager

Employment tribunal judge Gerald Johnson found that bosses at the phone company’s Darlington offices conducted a “wholly inadequate” investigation into Fay Hand’s actions before an incident at work.

 

The judge also found that EE staff involved in her disciplinary case had embellished and exaggerated their evidence to the hearing.   He added that the confusion shown by one EE boss in the witness box highlighted the “haphazard and unreasonable” approach taken by the company when dealing with Mrs Hand.

 

It just goes to show that disciplinary situations can be difficult and stressful – look what happens when a company gets it wrong (even ones the size of EE)…it’s not only about the money spent on legal fees, but the time taken on preparing the case and what about the negative publicity?

 

Have a read of the article here and if you have any concerns about a disciplinary issue, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.

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