Conduct Dismissals - Key Considerations by TribunalsPosted in : Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 13 October 2020
The recent Northern Ireland Tribunal Judgment in Jasinskas v Sebden Steel Service Centre Limited t/a Sebden Steel Ireland (case ref 1118/119IT) provides a useful illustration of common pitfalls which occur in disciplinary and dismissal procedures and also reminds us of the value of a meaningful and comprehensive appeal process.
The Claimant in this case was employed by the Respondent as a Production Operative. On 20 September 2018 he was carrying out his duties making wooden pallets using a pneumatic nail gun when a nail “entered his left foot”. Following an investigation by the Respondent the Claimant was invited to a disciplinary hearing alleging that he had operated a nail
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
This article is correct at 13/10/2020
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.