Tusla Child & Family Agency v A Worker LCR22746

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance, Policies and Procedures, Probation
Issues covered: Fair Procedures; Probation; Disciplinary


The Appellant was employed as a Clerical Officer from the 16th November 2020 until 26th January 2021 when her employment was terminated. The Appellant submitted she was not afforded fair procedures or natural justice when dismissed.

The Appellant was successful in securing a role as a Clerical Officer based on the Belmont Road, Ferrybank, Waterford. Her contract of employment stated she may be required to work in any service within the vicinity as the need arises. Prior to starting the role, she was notified she would be assigned to work in offices on the Cork Road, Waterford, on a temporary basis.

The Appellant told the court that she initially agreed to work at the Cork Road

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This article is correct at 30/05/2023

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