Aer Lingus v Dick Fagan [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Reasonableness of dismissal; Fair procedures

The Appellant brought this case before the Labour Court following a finding that he had not been unfairly dismissed. The Appellant commenced employment with the Respondent in 1994.

In June 2015, on arrival at Dublin Airport, the Appellant was stopped by customs officers who discovered that the Appellant was in possession of 2000 duty free cigarettes. The statutory limit allowed for import by members of cabin crew is 40 cigarettes. The Respondent’s Director of Employee Relations and Change was ultimately contacted by the Revenue’s Customs Enforcement Service and informed of the incident. The Respondent then stood the Appellant down from duty and informed him that a formal investigation would

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