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Postal worker "stabbed by a syringe" unfairly dismissed for taking one day's "fraudulent" sick leave

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    Singh v Royal Mail Group Ltd ET/1400341/11 (0 other reports)

Singh v Royal Mail Group Ltd ET/1400341/11

unfair dismissal | injury at work | fraudulent sick leave

The employer in this case took an extremely heavy-handed and, at times, frankly bizarre, approach to allegations that an employee "fraudulently" took one day's sick leave after he claimed that he had been stabbed in the finger by a syringe when sorting post.