Review of EAT Decision: Grievance Procedures and Unfair DismissalPosted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 2 February 2012
Today's EAT review concerns the case of A Worker v A Transport Authority (UD 516/2010), a decision which draws together grievance procedures, reasonable instructions and discipline. A misunderstanding of the importance of grievance procedures led to a total award of over €73,000.
Case Name: A Worker v A Transport Authority (UD 516/2010)
Legislation: Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005; Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007
Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Grievance Procedures; Unfair Dismissal
The claimant was initially employed by the respondent in 1989 and in late 2008 the claimant successfully applied for a new post. The respondents argued that the claimant
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