RSA bid to overturn former Irish chief’s €1.25m ‘fall guy’ case

The award to Smith is believed to be the largest award ever made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal

13th December, 2015
Philip Smith

An appeal by insurer RSA to overturn a €1.25 million Employment Appeals Tribunal award to its former Irish boss will take at least six days in the Circuit Court.

In June, a tribunal awarded the compensation to Philip Smith, who was suspended as chief executive in late 2013, after a hearing found he had been constructively dismissed.

The award to Smith is believed to be the largest award ever made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.

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