Karen Deegan v Dunnes Stores [2014]

  • Case Reference
    IREAT UD202/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005

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

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