Email and Internet Usage

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 12 June 2012
John Jermyn
Ronan Daly Jermyn LLP
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I am currently in the process of setting up a company and plan to hire six employees. A friend of mine recently told me that his company has been having problems with employees sending inappropriate emails to one another. If in the future I face similar problems, and have from the outset stated that inappropriate internet and email usage is not permitted, can I dismiss the employees in question?

John Jermyn writes:

Most people will be aware of a much publicised EAT case where two former staff of a subsidiary of Bank of Ireland were unfairly dismissal over their role in the circulation of offensive and disturbing emails.

Notwithstanding the fact that the Tribunal found the claimants did breach

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John Jermyn
Ronan Daly Jermyn LLP

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