Kaydee Cosmetics Limited v Elizabeth Blake Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. UDD1849
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Discipline and Grievance, Working Time, Policies and Procedures
This case involved a claim of constructive dismissal. The complainant asserted that the respondent had conducted its affairs with her in such an unreasonable manner that she could not be expected to put up with it any longer. The complainant had originally arranged to take four days annual leave and had sought permission to take an additional day. She offered to make up the time but her manager refused on the basis that this would result in the warehouse being short staffed and she was needed to meet work demands.
The complainant was upset by this and felt she was being penalised. She also made a comment to the effect that she was paying the price for being honest and could have called in
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