Karen Deegan v Dunnes Stores Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIREAT UD202/2012
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
This case surrounded a decision by the respondent in which the respondent terminated the claimant's contract following evidence that the claimant had breached the employee purchases policy.
The respondent's head of security installed two CCTV cameras following a request from the store manager; this was done without the notification of the staff. The store manager gave evidence to the court to the effect that there had been serious breaches of the company policy in the deli area of the store in relation to the employee purchases policy. This policy requires employees who purchase food on the premises should get their receipt signed by the store manager.
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