European Employment Law Cases

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2016/43 Inappropriate use of Facebook by employee leads to unfair dismissal (IR)

Keywords Dismissal, unfair dismissal
Authors Orla O’Leary
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Orla O’Leary
Orla O’Leary is a Senior Associate at Mason Hayes & Curran in Dublin,
  • Abstract

      A recent decision by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) found that the dismissal of an employee for putting “derogatory” comments on Facebook about a colleague was unfair.

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