Unfair Dismissal – Award of €56,000 for Failure to Consider Alternatives to Redundancy

In the April case of a A Former Sales Manager v A Horse Products Sales Company an employee who was given insufficient time to consider an alternative role was awarded €56,000 for unfair dismissal. Whilst the employee received a letter in respect of her redundancy, it was explained that the [...]

By |2020-06-01T08:23:21+00:00June 1st, 2020|Consultation, Contracts of Employment, latest news, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal, Workplace Relations Act 2015, Workplace Relations Commission Decisions April 2020|Comments Off on Unfair Dismissal – Award of €56,000 for Failure to Consider Alternatives to Redundancy

Duffy Cahill Report – How to Avoid Another “Clery’s Situation” happening again

The recent publication of the report of two experts appointed to examine and review employee protection legislation in the context of ensuring that limited liability or restructuring are not used as a means to avoid a company's obligations to its employees was published at the end of April by Richard [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:25:27+00:00May 11th, 2016|Collective Redundancies, Consultation, Contracts of Employment, Duffy Cahill Report, Exceptional Collective Redundancies, Information and Consultation, Injunction, Litigation, Penalisation|Comments Off on Duffy Cahill Report – How to Avoid Another “Clery’s Situation” happening again

Collective Redundancies and the Dell High Court Case

The judgement in the case of Tagney & anor v Dell Products Limerick was delivered by Justice Birmingham on 26th day of June 2013. A full copy of the decision available on the courts website and we have referred extensively to extracts from the judgement below. Background The case arose [...]

By |2019-10-18T10:26:21+00:00February 26th, 2014|Collective Redundancies, Consultation, High Court, latest news, Litigation, Redundancy|Comments Off on Collective Redundancies and the Dell High Court Case

TUPE – What is all about? – Part 1

In our first blog in the series, we thought it would be useful to start with the "basics" in respect of the European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 ("the Regulations") or "TUPE" as they are more commonly known. The Regulations came into operation on 11th [...]