Slattery v Fineos Corporation Limited Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 874/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
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.
The Respondent stated that at the material time there were several employees who simply had little or no work to
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