'No Fault’ Dismissals - How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 15 February 2022
I am a HR Manager in a large manufacturing company and have been approach by a member of the senior team to explore dismissal of a poorly performing manager. To avoid a lengthy protracted disciplinary procedure they wish to carry out a ‘no fault’ dismissal. I am unsure if this is appropriate or how I would handle this, can you help?
A no fault dismissal occurs where an employer exercises a contractual right to terminate an employee’s employment with notice, but without fault or without providing a reason. A no fault dismissal is permitted in law and has been recognised over the years, most recently in the 2021 case of Donal O'Donovan v Over-C Technology Limited, whereby
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