Olga O’Mahony v Cork Association for Autism Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a Support Care Leader in 2016. She submitted that she had a blemish free track record with the Respondent.
An incident occurred on the 23rd of April 2020 involving the Complainant and one of the service users of the Respondent. The Complainant, in evidence, said she had a firm exchange with a service user following his exit from another service user’s bedroom. The Complainant categorically denies the charge of physical abuse toward a service user and said in evidence that the service user had a previous history of sexualised behaviour.
A colleague of the Complainant did not intervene during the exchange and
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.
We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.
We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.
You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.
You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.