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Kevin Gallagher, Associate in the Employment Team at Kennedys Law, Belfast provides best practice guidance when handling dismissal situations and outlines the key issues that will be considered by an Employment Tribunal when considering the fairness of a dismissal.

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Conduct Dismissals - Key Considerations by Tribunals

Posted in: Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 13/10/2020 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...
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Ill Health Dismissals - Key Considerations by Tribunals

Posted in: Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 05/10/2020 Ikejiaku v British Institute of Technology Ltd [2020] UKEAT/0243/19/VP The claimant, a qualified solicitor and barrister in Nigeria, worked for the respondent as a senior lecturer in business and law. The claimant began working for the respondent in 2013 and one of the issues in this case was the...
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Ill Health Dismissals - Key Considerations by Tribunals

Posted in: Tribunal Guidance from Kennedys on 19/08/2020 When I am asked to defend a claim for unfair dismissal involving an employee who has been dismissed due to long-term ill-health absence my first step is always to map out the chronology of the procedure followed. In any dismissal it is essential that an employer can show that it has followed a fair...