Tesco | Employee with mental health issues died after being fired

Employee with mental health issues died after being fired

An inquest heard that an ‘outstanding’ Tesco employee, who had been battling with mental health issues that were heightened by a previous work-related experience, killed himself after being fired – The Sun reported.

According to a family member, Shaun Winstanley, who was previously held at gun point by robbers, struggled to overcome the mental trauma of the incident and was initially denied time off after the incident and was disciplined for missing shifts. However, the report stated that he was offered counselling sessions.

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