Kamil Goljanek v Lidl Ireland GMBH [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00037483
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Fair Procedures; Gross Misconduct

Background:

The Complainant submitted he was unfairly dismissed by the Respondent when he was suffering from depression.

The Complainant accepted he did receive all the email communications from the Respondent in relation to the disciplinary procedure but submitted he was very depressed at the time when they were sent, and he was disengaged completely to the extent he did not monitor his email.

The Complainant stated he was completely unaware of the disciplinary proceedings and did not participate in any of the meetings or engage in any way with the process. The email notification of the outcome of the disciplinary process stated the Complainant was dismissed from his employment. The

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This article is correct at 18/05/2023
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