A Worker v A Transport Authority [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 516/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005; Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Grievance Procedures; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was initially employed by the respondent in 1989 and in late 2008 the claimant successfully applied for a new post. The respondents argued that the claimant did not possess the technical skills for this new role and despite training that was provided, he struggled to meet targets and he began to suffer from stress. They alleged the claimant continued to struggle in his new role and this necessitated him being absent from work on sick leave on a number of occasions. The respondents were aware of the claimant’s situation, having met with him to discuss his difficulties at various intervals and a consultation was arranged with a company doctor in June 2009.

In January 2009, the

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This article is correct at 02/02/2012

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