A Hotel Worker v A Hotel [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ - 00049793
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Probation
Issues covered: Probationary Period; Unfair Dismissal.

Summary Sentence:
The Adjudication Officer concluded worker's employment exceeded probation period; awarded €5,000 compensation due to unfair termination handling.

The Complainant began employment on October 5, 2022, and this employment concluded on October 2, 2023. During this period, the Complainant was employed as a Housekeeper at the Respondent hotel. The background of the complaint was given orally. The Respondent did not attend. The Complainant stated their employment ended abruptly despite earlier assurances of successful completion of her probationary period. The employer initially extended her probation due to alleged performance issues, outlining a plan for improvement.

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This article is correct at 20/06/2024

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