Employment law cases

Metroline West Ltd v Ajaj; Ajaj v Metroline West Ltd EAT/0185/15 & EAT/0295/15

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employee who "pulls a sickie" can be dismissed for misconduct

    21 March 2016

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has affirmed that an employee who makes up, or exaggerates the effects of, an injury or illness to take fraudulent sick leave is fundamentally breaching the implied term of trust and confidence and can be dismissed for misconduct.