The Blue Door v Mr Karl Fitzgerald [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UDD2126
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Act; Rights under Natural justice; Compensation for Unfair Dismissal

This case is an appeal brought by the Complainant to the Labour Court against the compensation awarded by an Adjudication Officer in the Workplace Relations Commission who awarded the Complainant 4 week’s pay in compensation for Unfair Dismissal.  The Complainant maintained that the quantum was an insufficient recognition of the losses incurred.   The Complainant was employed as a Chef by the Respondent from February 2018 to August 2019.  The Complainant was on certified sick leave from April 2019. The Respondent issued the Complainant with his P45 and payment for holiday pay on the 7th of August 2019. A small ‘ex gratia’ payment was included. The covering letter

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This article is correct at 13/05/2021
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