Employee wins £20,000 in damages from Wincanton


Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal. An employment tribunal last week heard that Wincanton warehouse worker Natalia Samuel was struck by a falling drill in April 2012 at the Sainsbury’s Swan Valley depot, owned by Wincanton. The incident left Samuel with severe nausea, headaches and poor balance, and following doctor assessments she was forced to take […]