Noel Cawley v College Freight Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Working Time and Leave
The claimant was employed as a lorry driver with the respondent since January 2005. In June 2009, the claimant was put on a final written warning for a period of twelve months. This warning was in respect of the claim that he negligently caused an accident; which damaged company property and failed to follow health and safety rules. The claimant stated that the cause of the accident was insufficient lighting on the respondent’s premises and only superficial damage was caused. The claimant appealed the decision of the disciplinary hearing but was unsuccessful.
The second incident took place on the 19 November 2009. A delayed ferry caused the claimant to leave Dublin Depot approximately an
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