Pulling a Sickie

In a recent Employment Appeals Tribunal case of Metroline West v Ajaj 2015 the tribunal held that an employee who "pulls a sickie" in order to avoid attending work, would be considered "dishonest" and potentially in "fundamental breach of trust and confidence that is at the heart of the employer/employee relationship" giving employers  the right to dismiss the employee. Ajaj (A) had been employed by Metroline (M) as a bus driver. In February 2014 he slipped on a wet floor at work and claimed he was unable to work due…

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