Danceglen Limited T/A Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa v Fernando Ribeiro [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UDD1839
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Section 8A, Unfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 to 2015; Gross Misconduct; Breach of Company Policy

This case involved a claim that the complainant had been unfairly dismissed. The dismissal had been initiated after the respondent had been advised that the appellant had a USB key with company information on it. The general manager and the HR manager decided to raise the matter with the appellant and he confirmed that he did have a USB key. He handed over the USB key and it was inserted into a laptop. It was then discovered that it contained highly confidential company information and company data from the management information system. The appellant was then suspended on full pay due to the

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This article is correct at 18/07/2018
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