Nolan v Fingal County Council Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberIEHC 335
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWhistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Mr Nolan (the Complainant) alleged that a report made to his line manager regarding harassment and intimidation he was subjected to was a protected disclosure under the Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the 2014 Act) and he suffered penalisation as a result.
In 2013, the Appellant was successful in an internal competition for the post of Acting Grade 7. While in this position he was responsible for Traveller housing issues and it is maintained that he had an unblemished work history. However, in 2017/2018, the Appellant reported a number of instances to his line manager in which he claimed to have been subjected to harassment and intimidation from a number of service users in
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