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Wicklow County Council v Dunphy [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    HSC/12/20, Determination No.HSD134
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Bullying Complaint; Subsequent Loss of A Benefit

The complainant in this case worked as an Executive Engineer for the respondent. It is also worth noting that he was a safety representative in the workplace. In November 2011, he made complaints of bullying against a colleague. At the time of his complaint he was in receipt of an ‘acting-up’ allowance for working at a higher grade than normal. 

An investigation was carried out into his allegations of bullying (curiously the decision does not appear to state what the outcome of that investigation was). In any case, following that investigation, the complainant was returned to his normal

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This article is correct at 03/05/2013

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