A Cautionary Tale of Unforeseen Consequences - Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 11 March 2021 Issues covered: Contracts of Employment; Essential Qualifications and Criteria; Payment of Wages; Employment Injunctions
Co-author: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes
“A cautionary tale of unforeseen consequences”:- Lorcan Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited
In a recent High Court judgement, Justice Allen refused an injunction application by a former cabin crew member, Lorcan Delaney (the “Employee”), against his former employer Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited (the “Employer”). The Employee was dismissed having failed to obtain an Airport Identification Card (“AI Card”) from Dublin Airport Authority (“daa”), as a result of being charged with drug possession.
The Employee claimed a variety of interlocutory injunctions restraining the Employer from taking any steps to effect his dismissal and directing
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