Enright v Cotter and Mid Western Forestry Services Ltd

CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal (Ireland)
Judgment Date15 December 1998
Judgment citation (vLex)[1998] 12 JIEC 1501
Date15 December 1998

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Enright v Cotter and Mid Western Forestry Services Ltd

The Tribunal were asked to determine as a preliminary whether the applicant had the requisite period of service. The Tribunal found that he had. The respondent stated that the claimant had become neglectful in his work, that he was repeadly late and his work standard was well below the avarage resulting in several warnings. The claimant's girl friend also was employed and a dispute between her and her boss had a knock-on effect on the claimant. The girl friend consulted a solicitor arising from this dispute to which the employer reacted in a negative way against the claimant and gave him a week's notice. The Tribunal determined that the employer acted hastily. But that the claimant, through his conduct, had contributed substantially to his...

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