A Worker v A Manufacturing Plant [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Gross Misconduct; Unfair Dismissal; Breach of Fair Procedures

The claimant was employed as a warehouse operator/process assurance operator for the Respondent company from November 2003 until April 2018 when the claimant was dismissed for gross misconduct.

The misconduct allegations related to a question raised by the claimant at a Townhall meeting where he referred to statements made by the HR manager at an Equality Tribunal hearing in February 2013. The claimant had alleged discriminatory treatment on the grounds of race, religion, family status and disability by the Respondent.

The Complainant submitted that he was unfairly dismissed and contended that the disciplinary process was merely a paper exercise.  The Complainant highlighted how

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This article is correct at 24/07/2019

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