Tesco Ireland Limited v Ann Faherty [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disciplinary Investigations; Fair Procedures and Natural Justice

The appellant company sought to appeal of the AO’s decision in accordance with Section 8A of the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2015. The complainant submitted a complaint against the appellant under the Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977. The AO concluded that the complainant had been unfairly dismissed and awarded her €4,000 in compensation.

In January 2016, the complainant was stopped by a security guard leaving the store. She had left with a bottle of wine in her bag which she had not paid for. The complainant maintained that she had forgotten to pay for the bottle as opposed to stealing it. Following an investigative, disciplinary and appeal process the complainant was dismissed on the 29th

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