Brian Scully v Tesco Ireland Limited [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00027287
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct; Breach of Fair Procedures

Background:

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent supermarket chain in 2001. He was employed as a Night Manager. He was dismissed on 19th September 2019 on the ground of gross misconduct for breaches of the Company Purchase and Honesty Policies.  The Respondent contended he was fairly dismissed for gross misconduct following a fair and impartial investigation, disciplinary and appeal process. The Respondent submitted it was common case that the Complainant had received training on all the Respondent’s policies and procedures including its Company Purchase and Honesty Policies.  Gross misconduct under the Company Disciplinary Policy included theft, breach of

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This article is correct at 16/02/2023
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