Sheila Campbell v Our World Montessori Limited [2014]

  • Case Reference
    IREAT UD298/2013
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal; Constructive dismissal

The relationship between the parties was fraught. Indeed, the tribunal noted that there was no rapport between the employee and employer. The tribunal accepted that the employer was minded to allow the pre-Montessori class to become redundant; the class for which the claimant was responsible.

The respondent subsequently informed the claimant that there had been an unprecedented downturn in business, calling for a need for voluntary redundancies; the claimant was of the impression that this was to allow the "natural severing" of the employer/employee relationship.

The tribunal held that the

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 14/12/2015
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal-Island
Legal-Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal-Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email scott@legal-island.com

View all articles by Legal-Island