James Quinn v Quinn Motors (Castlecomer) Limited Quinn Motors [2024]

  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00041442
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Wages; Unpaid suspension; Status of absence from work

Summary Sentence:
The Complainant’s unpaid suspension during an investigation procedure was found to be an unlawful deduction of wages.

Background:
The Complainant was employed by the Respondent from 3 January 2005. On or about 1 February 2022 the Complainant engaged in a “verbal exchange” with the Respondent’s Dealer Principal (DP) which the DP alleged was a physical assault against her by the Complainant. The Respondent placed the Complainant on paid suspension pending investigation from 3 February 2022 to 28 February 2022, when the Complainant started issuing sick certificates to the Respondent, advising that he was unable to attend work. Sick leave was not payable pursuant to the

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This article is correct at 06/06/2024
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