Pavel Simik v Sinead O’Brien t/a Shinelle Hair & Beauty [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00027315
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal
Issues covered: Absence of Fair Procedures for Redundancy; Unfair Dismissals Acts

The Complainant brought his case before the WRC claiming he was unfairly dismissed due to the absence of a fair selection process for redundancy. The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a hair stylist in March 2014 and ended on the 4th of March 2020. 

The Respondent’s representative’s written submission requested the complaint should be dismissed on a preliminary point. The Respondent submitted the Complainant issued his complaint 6 days prior to the termination of his employment, therefore, the Respondent opined that on that basis an Adjudication Officer may not entertain the dispute. However, the Adjudication Officer held that they had jurisdiction to hear

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This article is correct at 29/11/2022
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