Dorsette v Superclubs Breezes Bahamas

JurisdictionBahamas
CourtIndustrial Court
JudgeDemeritte-Francis, P.
Judgment Date02 Jul 2015
Docket NumberIT/NES/1528/10

Industrial Tribunal

Demeritte-Francis, P.

IT/NES/1528/10

Dorsette
and
Superclubs Breezes Bahamas
Appearances:

Mr. Obie Ferguson on behalf of applicant.

Ms. Lakeisha Strachan on behalf of respondent.

Employment Law - Industrial dispute — Termination of employment — Dismissal — No admission of liability — Matter settled.

Demeritte-Francis, P.
WHEREAS:
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(1) By Certificate of Referral dated 2 November, 2010 the Minister referred the subject dispute to the Industrial Tribunal; and

2

(2) The applicant was at all material times employed with the respondent as a Front Desk Hostess and was summarily dismissed by the respondent on 17 September, 2010; and

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(3) The applicant alleges that she was wrongfully dismissed by the respondent; and

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(4) The hearing of the matter began before the Industrial Tribunal on the 11 and 12, February, 2015; and

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(5) On the 2 July, 2015 the parties appeared before the Industrial Tribunal to inform the Tribunal that they had entered into an agreement and laid over to the Tribunal the relevant documents; and

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(6) The respondent without admitting any liability to the applicant whatsoever has agreed to pay to the applicant the sum of eight thousand five hundred dollars and the applicant has agreed to accept the amount in full and final settlement of the applicant's claim as outlined in the Originating Application filed in the Industrial Tribunal dated 5 January, 2011; and

THE DECISION OF THE TRIBUNAL IS AS AGREED AND THEREFORE IT IS SO ORDERED:
  • (1) That the respondent pay to the applicant the sum of eight thousand five hundred dollars ($8,500.00).

  • (2) That upon payment as aforesaid the applicant shall execute a Deed of Release in favour of the respondent releasing the respondent from all actions, claims and demands whatsoever with respect to his employment with the respondent.

  • (3) That upon payment as aforesaid the applicant has also agreed to execute a withdrawal (Form K) of the Originating Application dated 5 January, 2011 and to file it forthwith within the Registry of the Industrial Tribunal.

  • (4) The Originating Application filed by the applicant in the Industrial Tribunal on the 5 January, 2011 is decided accordingly pursuant to Rule 12(1)(b) of the Industrial Relations (Tribunal Procedures) Rules 2010 and is hereby marked Settled.

THE DECISION OF THE TRIBUNAL IS AS AGREED AND THEREFORE IT IS SO ORDERED:
AND THIS IS THE ORDER OF THIS TRIBUNAL

Indira N....

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