This case is one of a kind and therefore significant for several reasons in the jurisprudence of Zambian Employment Law. The case highlights that the employer-employee relationship is one founded on the implied term of mutual trust and confidence which entails that both parties must accord each other due trust and respect regardless of status.
The decision in this case, sets a clear and stern tone in cases of constructive dismissal bordering on toxicity within the working environment. Thus, employers are put on notice to adhere to their own grievance procedures particularly in cases involving bullying, harassment and victimization such as the Nair case, lest malice be implied for such failure on their part, as affirmed in the Singogo case.
Mwanamwambwa, Ntemena and Chibbonta-Pupwe, Milambo
"Standard Chartered Bank Plc v Celine Meena Nair  ZMCA 221,"
SAIPAR Case Review: Vol. 5:
3, Article 16.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/scr/vol5/iss3/16