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Jimmy Lee v CG Power Systems Ireland Limited [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 810/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997-2007; Failure to return from a career break; Frustration of contract


The Respondent Company offered staff the opportunity of taking a career break. Under the written agreement, when an employee availed of the career break they were to give the Company three months' notice of their intention to return to work. The Appellant went on a year long career break from early November 2007. The Respondent contacted the Claimant on 28 November 2008 and pointed out that they had had no contact from the Claimant and asked if he intended on returning to work. The Respondent said that the Claimant was dismissive on the phone, asking if the Respondent had nothing better

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This article is correct at 09/08/2011

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