B v Health Service Executive & Anor Record [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 824
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Contracts of Employment, Coronavirus/Covid-19
Issues covered: Judicial Review; Fair Procedures; Employment Contract; Order of Certiorari

The Applicant (B) in this case brought an application to the High Court to seek to impugn a decision taken by the first named Respondent (Health Service Executive) on the 5th of November 2020, when the Respondent decision maker confirmed that he was not in a position to uphold the Applicant's grievance regarding cocooning as a result of Covid-19.   

In this matter, the Applicant argued that the Respondent failed to comply with HSE requirements, failed to apply fair procedures by reason of irrationality of the decision, and failed to give adequate reasons in breach of the Applicant’s rights including her rights, pursuant to her employment contract

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