Capability and Right to Legal Representation - Panagopoulou v The West Cork Hotel Limited

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 21 September 2010 Issues covered:

Panagopoulou v The West Cork Hotel Limited

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1997 TO 2007 (the “Acts”)
Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Capability; Right to Legal Representation

This case involved the dismissal of an assistant manager in a hotel.

The respondent argued that he had had difficulties with the claimant and had spoken to her about her performance. Things did not improve and the respondent gave the claimant a 'verbal warning' that included this information:

"The points that were discussed are as follows:

* Cash handling
* Management ability
* Cost management

The correct action required will be as follows:

* Ensure that all cash is correctly counted and securely stored
* Become more involved

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