Pollington v McMurray Carpets Ltd

JurisdictionIreland
CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal (Ireland)
Judgment Date28 June 1999
Judgment citation (vLex)[1999] 6 JIEC 2801
Date28 June 1999

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Pollington v McMurray Carpets Ltd

Claimant worked in respondent's carpet and rugs company. There was a history of absenteeism and respondent gave claimant a degree of flexibility for his domestic and personal reasons in time-keeping. Absenteeism continued, verbal warnings and written warning. Respondent claimed claimant continued playing cards after break time and an incident where the claimant it was claimed left the premises not properly secured. Claimant disputed the level of complainants over his timekeeping, claimed that after receiving the written warning was told not to worry about it and that he was paid an hourly rate and wages were deducted when late or absent. Determined by the Tribunal, while the claimant's behaviour was reprimandable and did...

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