Jonathan Trimble v Armagh City and District Council Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceNIIT 1261/14
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant was a Building Control Officer and claimed unfair dismissal. The respondent claimed that the dismissal was fair as the claimant was guilty of gross misconduct. The factual background to the case involved the claimant being approached privately to advise on a particular set of building works.
The claimant knew that this work had been done before planning permission and building control approval had been obtained. The claimant accepted that he should not have assisted in submitting a planning application when such unapproved work had been carried out. A disciplinary investigation was held, followed by a disciplinary hearing and a letter of dismissal containing the finding of
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