Conor Williamson v David Stone and Carol Stone t/a Ashton Dog Pound and Warden Service [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosure; Suspension; Investigation

Keywords: Protected Disclosure; Penalisation; Social Media; Suspension; Investigation

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent in July 2017 as a dog warden. Following the euthanasia of two dogs by kennel hands, the Complainant reported concerns via email on 26 July 2020 but said no action was taken by his employer.  A few days later, the Complainant escalated the issue by reporting it to An Garda Siochana.  The Complainant said after reporting the matter to Gardai, several allegations were made against him at work. In addition, he’d made an official complaint against a colleague for threatening and abusive behaviour.

The Complainant received an invitation to an

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This article is correct at 10/10/2022

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