John O’Connor v Dairymaster [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EAT UD351/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Victimisation; Bullying at Work

The respondent company manufactures machinery for the farming industry. The claimant worked as a general operative for the respondent. The claimant gave evidence that he was subjected to unwelcome and at times abusive language and behaviour by the supervisor. The claimant was of the opinion that he could never please his supervisor; he felt that his supervisor was constantly criticising his work and his private life. 

The claimant felt that he couldn’t tell anyone what was going on but when he eventually told the Managing Director he was told to go back to his job and forget about it. The respondent denied that the claimant ever disclosed what was going on with his supervisor. The

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This article is correct at 01/12/2015

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