How common is re-instatement by a labour court following a finding of unfair dismissal?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 1 March 2016
When instituting a claim under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2015, the claimant must specify the redress sought – i.e. reinstatement, re-engagement and / or compensation.
Where reinstatement is ordered, the employee is put back to the same position he/she held immediately before the dismissal on the same terms and conditions of employment. The employee will be entitled to back pay for the period that he/she was out of work, and the continuity of employment is preserved. Therefore, reinstatement is the most far reaching redress that can be awarded under the legislation.
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