What is the position in ROI in relation to the suspension of employees?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 4 July 2016
Zelda Cunningham
Arthur Cox

The law in ROI regarding the suspension of employees pending the outcome of an investigation has recently been addressed in a high profile High Court judgment. In the case of The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland v Mr. James Reilly, High Court, [2015] IEHC 241, the Court, in holding that the plaintiff employee be reinstated to his position of employment from which he was dismissed circa six years earlier, found that the original decision by the employer to suspend the employee was unjustified. The High Court criticised the method by which the employee was suspended pending the

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