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Noel Cawley v College Freight Limited [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Redundancy Payments Acts 1967-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973-2005; Organisation of Working Time Act 1997; Unfair Dismissal

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.

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This article is correct at 18/05/2012

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