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Suspension, Gross Misconduct and Unfair Dismissal

Suspension, Gross Misconduct and Unfair Dismissal

The May case of A Human Resources Practitioner v A Marketing Company ADJ00020660 is a very useful summary of the law around dismissal on the grounds of conduct. In this case the employee was dismissed on the grounds of misconduct after an investigation was conducted...
Unfair Dismissal and Gross Misconduct

Unfair Dismissal and Gross Misconduct

In this case an employee was dismissed on the spot for his intimidatory behaviour and refusal to follow a workplace instruction. The employee lodged a claim for unfair dismissal and the Adjudicator (person hearing the case) noted “…….it is the function of the...

Unfair Dismissal and Gross Misconduct

The recently published case of A Warehouse Supervisor v A Logistics Company reiterates the general principles of natural justice and fair procedure in effecting a dismissal. Of interest are the comments from the Adjudicator in respect of the length of time it took the...

Dismissal for Gross Misconduct – High Court refuses remedy sought of Judicial Review

The recent High Court case of Purdy v Commissioner of An Garda Siochana [2013] IEHC 141 (High Court, Kearns J, 11 April 2013) concerned proceedings arising from a decision of An Garda Siochana in October, 2012 to dismiss the applicant from his position as clerical...