Mary Murphy v Dr John Wilson, Dr Kathy Ferguson & Dr Louise Beck P/A Victoria Surgery

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

The claimant complained that she had been unfairly dismissed by the respondent, by way of constructive dismissal, arising out of the respondent’s handling of a grievance raised by her relating to an alleged incident of bullying and harassment. The claimant was a Practice Manager at a GP surgery who initially raised a number of issues in regard to another employee’s conduct. She claimed she felt unsafe and threatened due to the aggressive conduct of said employee. Based on legal advice from the BMA the respondent did not initiate disciplinary proceedings against the other employee, who then subsequently made a formal grievance based on the conduct of the claimant. Mediation between the two

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This article is correct at 27/06/2014

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