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An Employee v An Employer [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD2361/2010; RP3169/2010; MN2303/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2007; Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005;; Working Whilst Certified Unfit; Mutual Duty of Trust; Summary Dismissal

The claimant began working with the respondent as an electrician in October 2001. From 2001 until 2005 the employment relationship was one without issue.

In 2005 an issue arose in relation to the claimant driving a taxi. The claimant was in possession of a taxi plate which he used to enable him to drive in the bus lanes to get to and from work. On one occasion a colleague witnessed him driving with a taxi plate and reported it to the Company. 

An agreement in relation to the issue of the claimant’s activities during working hours was drawn up in June 2005 but it was disputed whether or not

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This article is correct at 21/08/2012
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David Fagan
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