Jonathan Trimble v Armagh City and District Council [2014]

  • Case Reference
    NIIT 1261/14
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Gross Misconduct; Comparator; Consistency

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

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This article is correct at 06/07/2015
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Maxine Orr
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