IBM Ireland v A Worker

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR 21019
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 20 (1), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Internal Grievance Procedure; Promotion

This case concerned an employee’s claim that he was overlooked for promotion. He subsequently raised an internal grievance within the employment company. The Court held that the Respondent Company’s failure to resolve the issue within a reasonable time was unjust. Accordingly the Claimant was awarded €2,000 in compensation for their shortcoming. 

This article is correct at 16/12/2015

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