Flawed procedures not fatal where claimant fails to mitigate loss following dismissal

August 29, 2023

A recent case shows the Labour Court will take into account efforts of a Complainant to mitigate their loss when deciding Unfair Dismissals award, even where Company procedures were flawed.

This dispute before the Labour Court involved a manufacturing company and a former employee. The Complainant had been dismissed by reason of redundancy. The Complainant received a redundancy payment of €12,318.00...