Eoin Kerrigan v Smurfit Kappa Ltd, c/o Smurfit KappaPosted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 1921/2011
Decision NumberUD 1921/2011
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Today’s Hot Topic from Crowley Solicitors focuses on the best approach to a situation where an employee is being asked to sign a document waiving their entitlement to take a claim against their employer:
The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal decision inEoin Kerrigan v Smurfit Kappa Ltd, c/o Smurfit Kappa UD 1921/2011 has once again highlighted the importance ensuring an employee has access to independent legal advice when being asked to sign waiver documents or any other documents flowing from the termination of their employment. The absence of such independent legal advice could leave an employer in a situation where, notwithstanding the fact that an employer has signed a
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