Employee v Employer Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIREAT UD415/2012
Legal BodyEquality Tribunal (EQT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal
The employee in this case resigned and claimed constructive dismissal due to procedural irregularities into a bullying allegation. That is a tough hurdle for any employee to get over but she succeeded and was awarded €14k compensation. The EAT was clearly not impressed by much of the respondent's evidence and went to the unusual step of setting out a list of things it was "most dis-satisfied with:
- the absence of minutes of the various meetings;
- the lack of original signed statements of other employees interviewed as part of the investigation;
- failure to furnish a letter to the claimant that the formal approach to the investigation of bullying would take place;
- notification to the claimant
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