Employee (claimant) v Employer (Respondent) [2014]

  • Case Reference
    IREAT UD 2/2013
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Contract Termination; Internal Investigation, Disciplinary and Appeal Process

Case came before the Tribunal as a result of a recommendation of a Rights Commissioner, this was a de novo hearing. The claimant’s employment was terminated following an internal investigation, disciplinary and appeal process; the claimant was dismissed because of gross misconduct which could only be punished by way of a dismissal. 

In regards to the allegation of gross misconduct the claimant has maintained her innocence, on this appeal prominence was given to the severity of dismissing an employee with an unblemished five year record. 
The claimant worked as a security officer with

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This article is correct at 02/12/2015
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