Suspension and Dismissal for Gross Misconduct

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 29 April 2015
The Employment Law Team at CKT
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

Today’s article looks at Governor and Company of Bank of Ireland v Reilly, a case which highlights the need to exercise care in suspending employees, not pre-determining issues and applying a sanction which is not unreasonable or disproportionate.


Case Name and Reference: Governor and Company of Bank of Ireland v Reilly (Judgment of Mr. Justice Noonan, 17th April 2015) 2015 [IEHC] 241

Court or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Suspension, Dismissal for Gross Misconduct, Reasonableness and Proportionality, Email Policy, Access to Justice.


Facts

James Reilly (“the employee”) was

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