Review of Recent EAT Decision - Alternative Remedies

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 16 March 2011 Issues covered:

Today's EAT review concerns Elaine Martin v Tesco Ireland Holdings Limited (UD 1455/2009) and looks at the alternative remedies open to the tribunal in unfair dismissal cases.

Case Name: Elaine Martin v Tesco Ireland Holdings Limited (UD 1455/2009)

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

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Alternative remedies.


The Claimant’s employment as a till operator with the Respondent company commenced in October 1999 and was without incident until she went on sick leave in October 2007. The Company Sick Pay Scheme pays sick leave for eight weeks, after which the employee is considered to be on long term sick leave which is unpaid. Details of this

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