UK: Supermarket manager claims unfair dismissal over sell-by date case
The manager of a Scottish supermarket has told an employment tribunal that he was unfairly dismissed for selling biscuits that were four weeks past their sell-by date. Terry Lappin was dismissed from his post as manager of the Scottish Midland Co-operative Society's Motherwell store and is seeking compensation for unfair dismissal. The case revolves around Lappin's decision to sell four tins of Rover biscuits at the lower price of £1.49 (US$2.18) once they were past their sell-by date.
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