Robinson v 4G Mobiles & Data Limited t/a Connect Comms [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Modified Dismissal Procedure; Unlawful Deduction from Wages

The claimant was employed by the respondent in 2014 as a business development manager.   He worked in the Northern Ireland office of the respondent which also operated in Great Britain.  The index incident occurred at the Christmas Party 2018 which took place near the respondent’s head office in Bury, England.    It was found in evidence that the claimant had been drinking throughout the day and culminated in an altercation with his line manager, Mr Lee, who had received the job after marrying the daughter of the Managing Director and Operations Director. The claimant had to be escorted out of the venue.

The day after the event, the Operations Manager organised

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