John O’Connor v Dairymaster 
Case ReferenceEAT UD351/2012
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
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
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