Review of Recent EAT Decision: Constructive Dismissal; Unilateral Reduction of Pay

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 24 September 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Ann Quane v Paco Life in Colour (UD1611/2010) (MN1540/2010).

Legislation: Uunfair Dismissal Acts, 1977 TO 2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 TO 2005

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Constructive Dismissal; Unilateral Reduction of Pay


The claimant began working for the respondent in April 2004 as a sales assistant. When she began employment the claimant was given a contract of employment but was not given an employee handbook or a copy of any disciplinary procedures.

The Claimant was a dedicated worker and had not missed a day’s work during the 6 years she had worked for the respondent.

On 26 April 2010 the claimant was working in the respondent’s store alongside

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