Aeron James v Dawn Meats Ireland Unlimited t/a Dawn Meats [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts

The Complainant was employed by the Respondent as a General Operative from the 7th of March 2010 until the 7th of May 2020, when his employment was terminated on the grounds of gross misconduct. The Complainant claimed that he was unfairly dismissed from his position and that the manner in which the dismissal was carried out was lacking in procedural fairness and natural justice.

The Respondent denied that the Complainant was unfairly dismissed from his employment and submitted that he was dismissed as a result of gross misconduct. The Respondent pleaded that the Complainant had been afforded fair procedures at all stages through the disciplinary process.

The Complainant sustained an injury

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This article is correct at 09/05/2022

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