Penalisation Under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 14 February 2014
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Comyn Kelleher Tobin
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Today’s article looks at Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited v Carroll, a case which highlights the importance of fully investigating an informal complaint made to an employer and the consequences for an employer who penalises an employee for making a complaint.

Case Name And Reference: Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited [2013] IEHC 581, (Judgement of Kearns P on 20th December 2013)

Court Or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Penalisation under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (“the 2005 Act”), Rights Commissioner jurisdiction.


Mr. Carroll was employed as a truck driver by Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited (“the company”) on 22nd October

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