A Methodist minister who resigned from her post in Cornwall was an employee and can claim unfair dismissal, the EAT has ruled.

A Methodist minister who resigned from her post in Cornwall was an employee and can claim unfair dismissal, the EAT has ruled.

Mr Justice Underhill said Haley Moore resigned in 2009 'following various problems of which we do not know the details'. She felt she was put under 'unfair pressure' to resign and lodged a claim for unfair dismissal against the President of the Methodist Conference, the EAT heard.

Giving judgment in Moore v President of the Methodist Conference (UKEAT 0219/10/DM), Underhill J said an employment tribunal in Truro dismissed Moore's claim.

The tribunal relied, in coming to its conclusion, on a previous case involving Methodists: President of the Methodist Conference v Parfitt [1...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Editor
Solicitors Journal

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