DHL Express (Ireland) Ltd v Michael Coughlan [2017]

  • Decision Number
    ILCR Determination No. UDD1738
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Section 8A, Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2015; Unfair Dismissal; Expired Warnings

This case involved a claim of unfair dismissal. The complainant, a courier/van driver had been summarily dismissed following an incident involving his van in October 2015. The complainant had previously been involved in a number of incidents which had resulted in both a written warning and a final written warning.

Following the October 2015 accident an investigation meeting was held by the Service Centre Manager. During this meeting, CCTV footage was reviewed (but it had failed to record the incident) and the complainant himself admitted that he had misjudged the space available to him when

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This article is correct at 17/08/2017
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