Review of Recent EAT Decision: Disrespectful Employees and Fair Procedures

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 18 January 2013
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Michal Ragab -v- Sam Denigan & Co

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Unfair Dismissal, fair procedures


The claimant was employed as a Warehouse Operative with the respondent since 23 March 2007.

The HR Manager of the respondent company, who was not employed with the respondent at the time of the incident giving rise to the claim of unfair dismissal, gave evidence based on file records. She stated that on 19 December 2010 the claimant refused to carry out an instruction by a supervisor, S. As a consequence, S informed the Night Shift Manager and both parties were called into the office by the Night Shift Manager. According to

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