A Guide to Constructive Dismissal in Ireland

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 December 2018
Rachael Evans
A&L Goodbody
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Recent decisions of the Labour Court have reconfirmed the high bar to be reached by employees when making a claim for constructive dismissal. This month, Rachael Evans breaks down the key employment law issues and considerations that arise when addressing constructive dismissal claims - from both an employer and employee perspective.

  1. What is constructive dismissal?
  2. Who bears the burden of proof in constructive dismissal cases?
  3. In what circumstances will an employee resignation be considered to be a constructive dismissal?
  4. If an employee does not submit a grievance prior to their resignation will their constructive dismissal claim automatically fail?
  5. When will a resignation without a formal

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Rachael Evans
A&L Goodbody

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