A Worker v A Factory [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Pay
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Minimum Notice

The Complainant worked for the Respondent from the 17th June 2016 until the 4th July 2019.   On the 4th of July he was summoned to a meeting with the Respondent without any prior notification of the purpose of the meeting. The Complainant was informed that he had a new supervisor and that due to his relationship with that new supervisor he was being ‘fired’. The following week he received his holiday pay. The Complainant then wrote to the Respondent in July 2019 requesting the reason for the dismissal but he received no response. The Complainant received no written notice and was dismissed with immediate effect. The Complainant also maintained that he had not been furnished with a copy

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This article is correct at 17/06/2020

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