Unfair Dismissal – Failure of employer to attend hearing leads to award of €140,000

The case of Declan Lally v Window and Roofing Concepts Limited UD 183/2011 demonstrates the importance of an employer receiving proper advice on the implications of not attending an Employment Appeals Tribunal hearing. In this case the Tribunal accepted the Claimant's uncontested evidence that he was offered a package to [...]

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Unfair Dismissal and the question of proportionality

The case of Mark Devlin v Ladbroke (Ireland) Limited UD442/2011 reported this week by the Employment Appeals Tribunal again demonstrates the key principle that any dismissal must be proportionate to the alleged misconduct. Background In this case the Respondent bough three shops from company S and the Claimant worked in one of these shops, [...]

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