Heinz-Peter Nasheuer v National University of Ireland Galway Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIECA 79
Legal BodyCourt of Appeal (IECA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscipline and Grievance
This case was an appeal brought by the defendant university. The appeal was against an order of the High Court which stayed an investigative process concerning a complaint against the plaintiff. A complaint had been made against the plaintiff, and 8 other staff members (“the respondents”), by a colleague (“the complainant”) for bullying and harassment.
However, a disagreement arose between the complainant and the respondents as to what procedure/policy applied to the dispute. As a result, the Labour Court recommended an independent external investigator, Ms. Hughes, be appointed.
Ms. Hughes wrote to the plaintiff on the 10th April 2017, enclosing documents, terms of reference and advising
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