Protected Disclosures: Update for Employers in IrelandPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 11 September 2020
Karen Killalea of the Maples Group discusses the implications of the recent High Court decision of John Clarke v. CGI Food Services Limited and CGI Holding Limited  IEHC 368 which demonstrates the broad scope of the definition of protected disclosures under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014.
The case highlights the importance of vigilance on the part of employers when addressing employees' complaints no matter how innocuous or unconvincing they may seem, and the importance of considering whether any complaint may be a protected disclosure such that caution needs to be exercised to protect the employee against retaliation.
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