Review of Recent Employment Developments in Ireland 15/10/2021

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UDD2159
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct

This case is an appeal brought by the Respondent, Premier Periclase, against the Adjudication Officer’s Decision in which it was found that the Complainant, Mr. Keith Martin, had been unfairly dismissed by the Respondent. The Adjudication Officer found that the decision to dismiss was unfair and awarded compensation of €14,180.

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent on the 22nd of September 2008. His employment ceased on the 20th of March 2019. The Respondent’s position is that the Complainant was dismissed for Gross Misconduct. The Respondent submitted that a complaint of bullying and harassment was made against the Complainant on the 29th of January 2019 by one of their

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This article is correct at 14/10/2021
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