Regina Wallace v Irish Aviation Authority Posted In: Case Law
Case Reference IEHC 178
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues, Pay
Regina Wallace was employed at the Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) training centre at Ballycasey, Shannon, Co. Clare and was required to perform certain clerical and administrative functions. Ms. Wallace had taken 759 sick days over a nine year period which was described by the IAA Director of Human Resources as an “unprecedented level of absenteeism”. Ms. Wallace had previously received written warnings regarding her attendance record. On the 16th February, she failed to turn up to work and failed to notify her employer. A disciplinary hearing was convened.
Ms. Wallace had previously made two bullying and harassment complaints against two superior officers, one of which was upheld,
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