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Boyle v Rapier Contract Services Limited [2011]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 2521/2009
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005; Failure to address employee grievances; Flawed procedures


The claimant was employed as a general operative with the respondent company whose role it was to attend to cleaning duties. Relations between the claimant and her employers became strained over alleged shortcomings in her work relating to time keeping and her refusal to fully comply with cleaning instructions. Despite having received a number of letters from her employers, the contents of which highlighted grievances with the standard of the claimants work, it is alleged that the claimant was still refusing to perform her work.

The claimant refuted the allegations made against her and

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This article is correct at 18/11/2011

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