Patrick Sheridan v Nurendale Limited t/a Panda Waste Services Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
The employee in this case appealed the recommendation of the Rights Commissioner.
The Tribunal heard evidence from the General Manager (the “GM”) of the respondent company.
According to the GM, since mid-2006, the appellant worked as a driver with the respondent company. The appellant did not have a contract of employment.
The GM informed the Tribunal that some issues arose with the appellant’s driving. He said that the appellant was sent home on two occasions as there was a smell of alcohol on his breath. In addition, there was an incident when a truck he was driving overturned. No disciplinary action was taken regarding these events.
The GM gave evidence that
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