Review of Recent EAT Decision: Reasonable Instructions Given to Employees

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 28 June 2011
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Today's EAT review concerns the case of Lorraine Reilly v Sandra Brady and John Dyke, The Retreat Hair and Beauty, Drogheda, Co. Louth, which involved a manager dismissed for refusing to dismiss another employee.

Case Name: Lorraine Reilly v Sandra Brady and John Dyke, The Retreat Hair and Beauty

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997 TO 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973 TO 2005

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Reasonable Instructions given to Employees.


The claimant was a manager in the respondent company. She was asked to dismiss another member of staff and when she refused, she was called to a meeting and was informed that she was being summarily dismissed for

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