Employee awarded £25k after '£4 theft'

Employee awarded £25k after '£4 theft'

A man has been awarded €29,000 (£25588.62) after an employment tribunal found he was unfairly dismissed for taking a magazine out of a bin – Independent.ie reports.

Tim Marks was sacked by ICTS Ireland in October 2014 for gross misconduct after he allegedly took a copy of TIME magazine, worth about £4.40, from a rubbish bag on the stairwell of a United Airlines aircraft.

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Comments (1)

  • Caroline Watson
    Caroline Watson
    Mon, 22 Oct 2018 1:24pm BST
    It never ceases to amaze me how managers get to be in their positions without one iota of common sense! The manager is the person who should be sacked. Silly woman.

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