An Post v Edward Hurley [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Discrimination
Issues covered: Disciplinary Action; Dismissal; Fair Procedure

This claim arose following an Adjudication Officer’s decision which ordered that the Complainant, Mr. Hurley, be re-engaged to his former position with his employer, An Post.  Mr. Hurley had been dismissed by the Respondent on the 14th of June 2019 for gross misconduct and claimed that he had been unfairly dismissed. 

In July 2018, the Respondent received an email from one of their commercial clients advising that a female member of staff had alleged that the Complainant had acted in an inappropriate manner which made her feel extremely uncomfortable.

The Complainant was asked to attend a meeting at the Respondent’s regional office in Cork and was advised that a serious allegation

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This article is correct at 13/04/2022

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