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An Post v Wade and Monaghan [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTC/12/20, Determination No. FTD 1231
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation, Discrimination and Equality, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Fixed- Term Employees; Redundancy; Favourable Treatment

The basic facts were not in dispute in this case. The claimants were two fixed-term employees employed from October 2008 to September 2011 as temporary cover for permanent employees on short term absence. Due to reorganisation of the respondent’s business, both were dismissed on grounds of redundancy and paid statutory redundancy lump sum when their final fixed-term contract came to an end. There was no dispute that a genuine redundancy situation existed. However, the claimants argued that as fixed term employees, they were treated less favourably than two permanent colleagues whose

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This article is correct at 02/11/2012

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