Review of Recent EAT Decision - Constructive Dismissal

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 14 February 2011 Issues covered:

Case Name: Philip Stanford v Philip King Electrical Limited T/A King Communications (UD 1074/2009)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1997 TO 2007 (the “Acts”)

Jurisdictions/ Subject Matter: Constructive Dismissal


The Claimant commenced employment with the respondent company in 2007. In September 2008 he began working in the Sligo store. The claimant often worked alone in the store and would close the shop to take a bathroom break. The MD’s wife worked in the company’s headquarters and was responsible for telesales and general administration. There was a disagreement between the Claimant and the MD’s wife in October 2008 when she tried to ring the shop and got no answer as the Claimant

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