Limerick City & Co Council v SIPTU [2015]

  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Sickness and Absence, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; Section 26(1) Industrial Relations Act 1990; Interpersonal Difficulties; Unilateral Implementation of a Recommendation without Agreement

This case concerns a dispute based around Abbeyfeale Fire Station and between the parties in relation to workplace difficulties and the process by which these difficulties can be resolved. It is interesting in relation to the approach of the Court to employees who appear to have been off work sick as a result of this dispute and its recommendations on an independent medical consultant to assess their capacity and set a timescale for their return to work.

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This article is correct at 20/02/2015

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