Supreme Court Delivers Judgement in Berber Case

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 27 February 2009
David McCarroll
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The Supreme Court delivers judgement on trust and confidence issue.

The Supreme Court delivered a judgment in the case of Berber v Dunnes Stores Limited (464/2006) last week. The case is important because it touches on two fundamental concepts that arise increasingly in employment law - the implied term of trust and confidence and the matter ofpersonal injury arising out of a breach of the employment contract.

The Background

Mr Berber was a buyer with Dunnes from 1988 until November 2000, having been promoted up the ranks since he joined.  His last performance review in February 2000 made reference to his colour blindness and Mr Berber claimed that the Company’s attitude

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