Review of Recent EAT Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 20 August 2013
Jennifer O'Sullivan
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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The three cases are recent decisions from the Employment Appeals Tribunal under the Unfair Dismissal Acts:

1. Constructive dismissal claim successfully defended by employer - UD1587/2011

A reservation sales agent for a car hire company was unsuccessful in a recent claim for constructive dismissal. The claimant commenced employment in 2003 and in October 2010, following a request to revert to a four day working week, the employee complained to his team leader about the pressure that he was feeling in his role. After a month’s absence on certified sick leave as a result of stress, the employee submitted a six page grievance which stated that bad management, excessive coaching sessions,

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Jennifer O'Sullivan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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