Sylwia Schonfeld v West Wood Club Clontarf Limited [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EAT Determination UD1013/2013
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Constructive Dismissal; Bullying and Dignity in the Workplace

In this Determination the Tribunal was presented with vastly differing versions of events in respect of the behaviour of the manager. The claim before the Tribunal was one of constructive dismissal. The claimant asserted that when she returned from maternity leave her hours were cut and she was expected to carry out her full-time position in part-time hours.

Her three main issues were

* The manner of the general manager

* The language used against the claimant

* The reasonableness or otherwise of the general manager.

“The claimant outlined that the general manager constantly screamed at her while gesticulating with her hands in front of the claimant’s face, as well as raising her voice and

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This article is correct at 27/01/2016

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