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Employee A and Employee B v Employer [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 868/2010 & UD1104/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005; Unfair Dismissal; Legal Representation in Workplace Hearings


This case involved a transfer of undertaking of the haulage division of Tesco Ireland to a company named Stobart. The employees transferring to Stobart were concerned that certain employee privileges and conditions would be lost to them once they made the move. The Labour Court became involved and recommended that by way of compensation for the loss of their “privilege cards” each employee would receive €5,000 by way of compensation from Tesco Ireland.

As shop stewards for the union within the new company, the claimants found themselves at the forefront of the dispute which arose out of

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This article is correct at 12/03/2012

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David Fagan
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