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Unfair dismissal: EAT considers seriousness of fire safety breach

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    Wilko Retail Ltd v Gaskell and another EAT/0191/18 (0 other reports)

Wilko Retail Ltd v Gaskell and another EAT/0191/18

unfair dismissal | health and safety | band of reasonable responses | gross misconduct

In Wilko Retail Ltd v Gaskell and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employment tribunal applied the wrong approach when assessing the reasonableness of the employer's decision to dismiss two employees for breaching its signing-in procedure.