Owen Hughes v Mongodb Limited Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIEHC 335
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment
The subsequent judgment in Owen Hughes v Mongodb Limited [2014 IEHC 335] (Mr Justice Keane, 6 June 2014) endorsed this approach.
This case concerned an injunction application seeking to restrain the termination of the plaintiff’s employment. On 8 May 2014 the plaintiff received a call from this supervisor confirming that his employment was being terminated and that he would be paid one month's salary in lieu of notice. The plaintiff took injunctive proceedings, claiming that his dismissal was in breach of fair procedures and caused damage to his reputation.
The employer’s position was that the termination of his employment was in compliance with the terms and conditions of employment. The
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