An Employee v An Employer Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD2361/2010; RP3169/2010; MN2303/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Pay and Conditions of Employment
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 same was signed. A first written warning was issued by the Company to the Claimant on 12 August
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