Connemara Marble Industries Ltd v Frances Murphy [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UDD2031
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Breach of Fair Procedures

This case is an appeal to the Labour Court brought by the Respondent (Connemara Marble Industries Limited) against the decision of the Adjudication Officer which found that the Complainant (Frances Murphy) was unfairly dismissed and awarded her the sum of €30,000 in compensation. 

The Complainant worked in the family business from January 2011 until February 2017. Her roles in the business were that of Sales Assistant, Tour Guide and Jewellery Designer. In August 2015, she inherited a one sixth holding in the business after her father died. Difficulties soon arose between the Complainant and her siblings and further difficulties arose between the Directors of the Company around

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This article is correct at 18/11/2020
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