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Employers should investigate before dismissing

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    OCS Cleaning Scotland Ltd v Oag EAT/1406/97 (0 other reports)

In OCS Cleaning Scotland Ltd v Alistair Oag, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) emphasises that employers must always investigate their employees' breaches of safety rules before they take disciplinary action, even where an employee admits to the breaches.

OCS Cleaning Scotland Ltd, a cleaning contractor, has a contract with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) at its Dounreay plant.