HGV Driver v Haulage Company [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Probation, Pay
Issues covered: Protected Disclosure; Terms and Conditions of Employment; Unfair Dismissal

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a HGV Driver in September 2019.  The Complainant’s employment was terminated on the 5th of February 2020.  The Complainant claimed that the termination of his employment was related to his exercising of his rights under the Protected Disclosures Act, 2014. 

The Complainant further claimed that he did not receive a statement in writing of his terms and conditions of employment nor did he receive his statutory minimum period of notice on termination of his employment.  The Respondent rejected these clams.  

In January 2020, the Complainant reported a number of faults including brake pads on a truck

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This article is correct at 17/06/2021

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