Slattery v Fineos Corporation Limited [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 874/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Redundancy Selection

The Claimant commenced employment with the Respondent organisation in 1998 as a software engineer. In 2003, he changed role to a technical consultant and was then promoted to senior technical consultant. 

Evidence was adduced that the Respondent needed to make financial cuts amounting to €1.5 million. An Executive Leadership Team was created comprising of senior managers. They commenced a consultation process which invited the employees to give their views on cost cutting measures. Numerous suggestions were proffered and implemented resulting in a saving of €900,000.00. 


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This article is correct at 21/05/2012

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