Employee v Employer Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Our second case highlights how employers can sometimes rectify procedural faults. It involved a coach driver. The Dublin Port Tunnel Authority contacted the respondent company regarding the claimant’s driving in the tunnel on one occasion. The issues of tailgating and dangerous overtaking were highlighted.
The respondent investigated and looked at onboard video footage as part of the investigation. In what sounds like something out of one of those internet video clips of worst drivers ever, the claimant was noted to be drinking from a cup, he lifted both hands off the wheel, he was observed to stretch behind him looking for something and he appeared to be writing something.
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