Michael Halpin v Creative Composites Ltd [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Procedures

The claimant brought a claim of unfair dismissal arising from the termination of his employment. It was recorded that there were no issues in relation to procedural fairness and that the main matter of dispute was whether the decision to dismiss the claimant was unreasonable or disproportionate. The claimant commenced employment with the respondent as a production operative but was later promoted to Press Operator. 

There were a number of incidents involving the claimant using a forklift, but after a particular incident whereby material was damaged a formal investigation was held. A disciplinary hearing was then conducted which resulted in the decision that the claimant should be

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This article is correct at 15/08/2014

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