C&W O’Brien Architects Limited v A Worker Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Probation
This case concerns a dismissal. The Complainant was headhunted by C&W O’Brien Architects Limited to accept a role as the Financial Controller at the Company. He commenced employment with the Company on the 6th of January 2020. His contract of employment provided for a probationary period of six months. Notice from the Company during the probationary period was one week. Although the Complainant’s contract of employment referred to the Company’s disciplinary policy, he was never actually provided with a copy of that policy.
The Complainant was summarily dismissed by the Company’s CEO in February 2020 without any prior warning or indication that his conduct or his performance was
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