Review of Recent EAT Decision: Unfair Dismissal and Fair Procedures

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 8 June 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Robert Niechcial v Waters Munster Glass Limited (UD 877/2010).

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

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Unfair Dismissal


The claimant was employed by Waters Munster Glass Limited, a glass, glazing and mirror company located in Co Cork.

On the 18 November 2009, the claimant reported for work early, as was his normal practice. The day shift supervisor informed him that he may have to work two machines that evening. The claimant had no problem with this as long as he would be assisted by a colleague. However, when the night shift supervisor arrived, he told the claimant to start up

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David Fagan
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