Review of Recent EAT Decision: Constructive Dismissal and Grievances

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 13 February 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Today's EAT review concerns the case of Ellen Browne v Abraham Low Self Help Systems (UD 145/2010). It arose out of a large number of pornographic images contained on an employee's computer. Instead of immediately carrying out an investigation, the company suspended the grievant. This was the major failing of the employer which ultimately led to a finding of constructive dismissal against the employer.

Case Name: Ellen Browne v Abraham Low Self Help Systems (UD 145/2010)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter:
Constructive Dismissal


The claimant commenced employment with the respondent

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David Fagan
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