Shannon Avril Holland v Ability West [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal – constructive dismissal – sexual harassment – policies and procedures


The Complainant commenced employment as a senior instructor with the Respondent, a residential and respite care service provider for intellectually disabled children and adults, in September 2017. From January 2018 the Complainant said she encountered problems with her line manager. The line manager was allegedly inappropriate and unprofessional, and this included a number of instances which amounted to sexual harassment. The Complainant did not report her line manager in this regard until December 2019 under its Dignity, Respect and Equality in the Workplace policy. The Complainant alleged she was only advised of the outcome of this investigation on 29 June 2020 and was in no

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This article is correct at 30/01/2024

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