Huyler v Island Company Ltd

JurisdictionBahamas
CourtIndustrial Court
JudgeDemeritte-Francis, V.P.
Judgment Date09 Apr 2015
Docket NumberIT/NES/1568/11

Industrial Tribunal

Demeritte-Francis, V.P.

IT/NES/1568/11

Huyler
and
Island Company Limited
Appearances:

Mr. Glendon Rolle on behalf of applicant.

Ms Almitra Jones 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 24 January, 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 Photographer and was dismissed by the respondent on 28 May, 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 8 and 9, April, 2015; and

5

(5) On the 9 April, 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 six thousand two hundred and forty seven dollars and ninety-two cents ($6,247.92) 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 2 March, 2011; and

THE DECISION OF THE TRIBUNAL IS AS AGREED AND THEREFORE IT IS SOORDERED:
  • (1) That the respondent pay to the applicant the sum of six thousand two hundred and forty seven dollars and ninety-two ($6,247.92).

  • (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 2 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 2 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...

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