A Psychiatrist v A Health Service Provider Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWhistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
The Complainant brought this case before the Workplace Relations Commission as a result of unfair treatment by the Respondent. The Complainant made a Protected Disclosure complaint which raised issues regarding the patient care of a particular psychologist who was a colleague of the Complainant’s. He also filed a dignity at work complaint. The Psychologist then filed a dignity at work complaint against the Complainant which the Complainant believed was being used against him.
The Complainant was concerned about the risk of cross contamination between the two investigations. He submitted that the penalisation against him included the delay in initiating an investigation
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