Waitress wins redundancy payment after unfair dismissal claim

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Posted 25/05/2012

A redundancy payout has been awarded to a 76-year-old waitress who launched an unfair dismissal case after she lost her job.Beryl Davis of Budbrooke, Warwick, worked for the Pemberton family at Pauline’s Cafe, but was let go when the ownership of the venue changed hands, reports the Coventry Telegraph.Ms Davis stated new owner Musa Das told her she was fired two weeks after taking over at the location.A tribunal awarded her close to £2,000 as a redundancy payment after ruling in her favour.Mr Das will be responsible for the money and Ms Davis stated she was always paid cash in hand by the new owner for the two weeks she was employed by him at the cafe.According to the government, those who have worked for their employer for more than two years are entitled to a statutory redundancy payout and this should be paid to them automatically.Posted by Ross Strowger


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