Dunnes Stores v A Worker [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Act; Bullying and Harassment

The Complainant referred his case to the Labour Court as a result of him being subjected to bullying in the workplace. The Complainant was employed as a Department Manager in a number of the Respondent Company’s stores in the Cork area since 2007. In March 2018, the Complainant was relocated to the Company’s store in Carrigaline.

The Complainant’s relationship with the Store Manager in his new location was strained. This caused the Complainant significant stress and in July 2018 he was absent from work on certified sick leave. During this time, he submitted a formal complaint of bullying against the Store Manager.

This complaint was not investigated by the Area Manager at the time because

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This article is correct at 24/07/2019

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