Employee A and Employee B v Employer Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 868/2010 & UD1104/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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 Tesco Ireland’s failure to pay the compensation monies. The situation quickly became out of control
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