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Robert Niechcial v Waters Munster Glass Limited [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 877/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant was employed by Waters Munster Glass Limited, a glass, glazing and mirror company located in Co Cork.

On the 18 November 2009, the claimant reported for work early, as was his normal practice. The day shift supervisor informed him that he may have to work two machines that evening. The claimant had no problem with this as long as he would be assisted by a colleague. However, when the night shift supervisor arrived, he told the claimant to start up both machines. At the time the claimant’s colleague was engaged on another machine and was unable to assist him. As a result, the

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This article is correct at 08/06/2012

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David Fagan
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