Prior v City Plumbing Supplies Ltd EAT/0535/11
Reports relating to this case:
Unfair dismissal: Dismissed employee's imprisonment did not frustrate contract, but was contributory conduct
- 24 October 2012
In Prior v City Plumbing Supplies Ltd EAT/0535/11, the EAT upheld the tribunal’s decision that an employee who was unfairly dismissed when his employer erroneously believed that his imprisonment had frustrated the contract of employment had contributed to his dismissal.
- 16 May 2012
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has affirmed the employment tribunal's decision that an employee who was unfairly dismissed because the employer believed his prison sentence frustrated his contract of employment was guilty of contributory conduct.