Keith Guiney v An Post [2015]

  • Case Reference
    UD507/2014
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Conduct; Suspension

The background to this case is that the claimant worked as a postman with the respondent initially employed on a specific purpose contract in 2006 and on a permanent contract since 2011. Later that year he was dismissed, following a finding that he allowed another person (his girlfriend once and possibly also his sister on other occasions) to deliver his mail, contrary to section 53 of the Communication Regulation (Postal Services Act) 2011.

The claimant appealed the decision to dismiss (notwithstanding he had admitted at least one offence) in September 2011 but the appeal was not considered

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This article is correct at 15/01/2016
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