Dublin City Council v A Worker [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Recommendation No. 21562
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Section 20(1), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Removal of Disciplinary Sanctions; Fair 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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This article is correct at 28/09/2017

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