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I dismissed a member of staff for being dishonest. I had found
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I was suspended and then sacked at a interview for gross misconduct
I was suspended and then sacked at a interview for gross misconduct with the claim that i was involved,directly or indirectly with the use of drugs at my workplace which is a pub/restaurant.I was not … read more
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