Select Service Partner, Ireland t/a SSP Ireland v Albert Fordjour [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. UDD1758
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Section 8A, Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2015; Unfair Dismissal; Fair Procedures; Inappropriate Conduct


From a legal and practical perspective, the abovementioned case is of great relevance as it contains a valuable lesson for all employers with regard investigating alleged issues of misconduct and furthermore in reaching their decision the Labour Court have thoroughly set out some legal principles in relation to fair procedures which must be borne in mind when investigations, and indeed disciplinary processes, are being implemented. A further interesting point to note from the Determination issued is the manner of award which was made.

Summary and Background Facts

The abovementioned case came before the Labour Court on foot of an appeal which was lodged by Select Service

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This article is correct at 23/02/2018

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