Bruno Seigle-Murandi v Roche Products (Ireland) Limited [2023] (Protected Disclosures)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ- 00034384
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures – Whistleblowing - Penalisation – Performance Review


The Complainant had been employed by the Respondent, a pharmaceutical manufacturer, since August 2018 as the Respondent’s Pharmacovigilance Manager. This meant the Complainant’s role was to advise the Respondent in the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse events in the medicines they produced.

The Complainant uncovered a marketing communication issued by the Respondent which was drafted in a way which had the potential to confuse and mislead client pharmacies into believing they were reading patent information materials. This marketing information was formatted and written as though they were patent information material, but excluded some language

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This article is correct at 28/11/2023

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