Obasanjo Olajubu v Wasdell Europe Ltd [2023]

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    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
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Issues covered: Unfair dismissal – Fact of dismissal -


The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a general operative in the Respondent’s drug production line on 30 August 2021.A management witness for the Respondent alleged the Complainant did not perform well in the role and that the Respondent’s managers had decided in early July 2022 to dismiss the Complainant before he acquired one year’s service and therefore the protection of Unfair Dismissals Act 1977. The Respondent alleged that the Complainant’s manger, Mr Todd, called the Complainant and dismissed him over the telephone by reading a dismissal letter out to him. However, due to administrative error, the Respondent did not issue this letter to the

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This article is correct at 20/11/2023

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