Gibson v Kelly's Home Centre Ltd

JurisdictionBahamas
CourtIndustrial Court
JudgeDemeritte-Francis, V.P.
Judgment Date17 Mar 2015
Docket NumberIT/NES/1583/11

Industrial Tribunal

Demeritte-Francis, V.P.

IT/NES/1583/11

Gibson
and
Kelly's Home Centre Limited
Appearances:

Mr. Errol Mckinney on behalf of applicant.

Mr. Kenneth Lightbourne on behalf of respondent.

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

Demeritte-Francis, V.P.
WHEREAS:
1

(1) By Certificate of Referral dated 2 March, 2011 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 Office Assistant and was summarily dismissed by the respondent on 25 November, 2010; and

3

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

4

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

5

(5) On the 17th March, 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

6

(6) The respondent without admitting any liability to the applicant whatsoever has agreed to pay to the applicant the sum of two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($2250.00) 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 30 March, 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 two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($2250.00).

  • (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 30 March, 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 30 March, 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:
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