Dunnes Stores v Karen Walsh Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
The Appellant was employed by the Respondent as Café Restaurant Manager for Dunnes Stores. On three separate occasions the Appellant selected goods from the Respondent’s restaurant and consumed them without payment. In total, the Appellant had consumed goods without payment worth €29.00.
The Respondent carried out an investigation of the incidents and subsequently conducted a disciplinary procedure. Ultimately, the Appellant was dismissed by way of letter dated the 13th of July 2017. She appealed this decision on the basis that she was unaware of the reasons for her dismissal, but the dismissal was upheld.
The Respondent submitted that the incidents in question were reported to management
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