Employment | 05 July 2019

Complex workplace investigations were the exception and not the norm until a few years ago. In the year 2000 a one-page statutory code of practice was published in Ireland to guide employers through the humdrum of workplace disciplinary and grievance investigations containing only one sentence regarding the issue of employee representation in investigations. Fast forward a decade and a half or so and the tables have turned. This one issue has been the subject of two High Court judgments, a Court of Appeal and a Supreme Court judgment. For clarity, not all judgments relate to the same case. [Continue Reading]