Matheson, Solicitors v A Worker [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Recommendation No. LCR20931
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; Section 20(1) Industrial Relations Act, 1969

This case concerned a dispute between the worker and her employer in relation to the introduction of a new Performance Management System for Legal Personal Assistants. The worker contended that the requirements of the System are excessive and that the sanctions associated with perceived underperformance are excessive and inappropriate.

The employer convinced the Labour Court otherwise and the Court recommended the Claimant should co-operate with the process and that the employer provide appropriate support. There were actually five of these cases, each with a different number online, so we assume that a total of five employees raised claims under the new performance management system. The

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This article is correct at 17/04/2015

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