Review of Recent EAT Decision: Territorial Jurisdiction, Unfair Dismissal and Gross MisconductPosted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 27 March 2012 Issues covered:
Today's EAT review concerns the case of Paul Taylor v David Lloyd Leisure Limited (UD 2366/2009) (MN2191/2009). It examines an unfair dismissal case in which the employee was employed by a UK company and seconded to Ireland. In one of the biggest awards ever made by the tribunal, the tribunal dealt with the issue of jurisdiction in the first instance.
Case Name: Paul Taylor v David Lloyd Leisure Limited (UD 2366/2009) (MN2191/2009)
Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973-2005
Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Unfair Dismissal, Gross Misconduct, Disciplinary Codes, Contract Terms
The claimant commenced employment with the respondent,
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