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Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket Podcast is back with Season 6 – The Law Behind the Headlines

Posted: 6th April 2021

S6 E1: Delivery driver sacked for refusing to wear a mask

Season 6 is ‘The Law Behind the Headlines’ series of podcasts. The ELiYP team tell a story, week by week, about a situation which the team has encountered. The team then discuss the law relating to that situation.

In this episode, Employment Lawyers Simon Allison and Jack Boyle discuss the landmark case of Kubilius v Kent Food Limited which is the first reported case which determined the wearing of face masks on site. The driver was sacked by his employer for refusing to wear a mask whilst within in the cab of his lorry on a client’s site. An Employment Judge determined the fairness of his dismissal. And if you listen to the end, you’ll hear what Jack thinks the headline should be have been… 

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Blackadders’ is a long established law practice providing a comprehensive range of legal services to individuals and businesses across Scotland. They have offices in Dundee, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.

Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket is a FREE podcast, delivered by Blackadders’ highly-rated employment lawyers who were Winners of the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 ‘Employment Team of the Year’. The podcasts provide practical employment law advice from the ELiYP team.

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