Dublin City Council v A Worker Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Recommendation No. 21562
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDisciplinary and Grievance Issues, Policies and Procedures
This case involved a claim that the respondent employer failed to afford the complainant due process and fair procedures. An investigation into the complainant had been initiated following a complaint against him by a colleague who had alleged the complainant had threatened them. Following an investigation by the employer it was decided that the complaint was well founded and a severe sanction was imposed on the complainant. This finding and the subsequent sanction were upheld following an internal appeal process. The complainant appealed the procedures and sanction imposed to the Court, which heard evidence that the employer’s decision maker had taken material into consideration which was
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