Celestine Cafe Bar T/A Hickey Finns Pub v A Worker

  • Case Reference
    [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21059
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 20(1), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Unfair Dismissal; Fair Procedures; Opportunity to Defend Allegations; Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedure (S.I. No. 146 of 2000)

This case concerned a claim of unfair dismissal by the respondent company. The claimant was dismissed by email following a number of contested allegations against him. The Court found that the applicant had been unfairly dismissed as he had not been afforded an opportunity to defend himself, contrary to procedural fairness and good practice and the provisions of the Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedure (S.I. No. 146 of 2000).
https://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/Cases/2015/October/LCR21059.html 

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This article is correct at 11/12/2015
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