Review of Recent EAT Cases

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 22 January 2010
Anna Broderick
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Our latest review considers two cases where employees were awarded €45,000 and €40,000 respectively in two unfair dismissal cases involving insufficient investigation by the employers. It is also a timely reminder that these difficult economic times make it harder for employees to mitigate loss by finding alternative employment. We’ve asked Anna Broderick of Eversheds to review both cases.

Fleming V National Irish Safety Organisation Limited UD1032/2008


The claimant (the employee) worked for the respondent organisation (the employer) from April 2006 until her resignation in July 2008. The employer provides advice on health and safety matters.

The employer was beset by internal rivalries

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