No Fault Termination of Employment Contracts - A New Dawn in Irish Employment Law

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 11 November 2014
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'No fault' terminations, where an employer terminates a contract of employment on notice to an employee, have very recently been held by the High Court in two separate decisions to be lawful. In such no fault terminations, it appears that an employer will be entitled to terminate an employee’s contract, without going through a disciplinary process where disciplinary issues are in play, provided that the termination is carried out in accordance with the relevant contractual provisions.

In this Hot Topic Article, Emer O'Sullivan from Crowley Solicitors considers the effect of these judgments, which she says is potentially seismic. It will be difficult for an employee to

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