Health Service Executive v Ita Long Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. UDD1731
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
This case involved a claim of unfair dismissal. The respondent denied this allegation and alleged that the complainant’s contract had been terminated following a comprehensive investigative process. The respondent also raised a preliminary issue that the complainant had not submitted her claim within the prescribed time limit of six months. The respondent claimed that the complainant had been dismissed on the 26th of February 2015 but they had continued to pay her salary during the subsequent appeal process as a mere ‘benefit’.
The complainant claimed that she had not been dismissed until the 28th of May 2015, being the date that she was informed that her appeal against her termination was
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