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Lynott v Vinaccia and Ors t/a Aldo’s Restaurant [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    NIIT (CASE REF: 5984/18)
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Dismissal v Resignation; Heat of the Moment Argument; One-Off Incidents

Lynott v Vinaccia and Ors t/a Aldo’s Restaurant [2019] NIIT (CASE REF: 5984/18)

Keywords: Unfair Dismissal; Dismissal v Resignation; Heat of the Moment Argument; One-Off Incidents

The claimant was employed as a chef at the respondents’ restaurant. One shift, an altercation arose between the claimant and the owner. The claimant accepted that he demanded his wages and shouted “I am leaving” but claimed that he was told to get out. The respondent argued that the claimant was asked to leave due to unacceptably aggressive behaviour.

Prior to the incident, the claimant had a clear disciplinary

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This article is correct at 14/03/2019
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