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Bennett v Bunzl Ireland [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 2409/2009
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy; Bumping

The decision in the case of Bennett v Bunzl Ireland (UD 2409/2009) was published in September 2012. The case involved the claimant, Mr. Bennett, successfully arguing that he had been unfairly dismissed and being awarded compensation of €40,000. 

The claimant commenced employment with Bunzl in February 2007 as a sales representative. He was promoted firstly to Business Development Manager and then to Sector Leader. However, shortly after the last promotion the business began to experience financial difficulties. Management decided that cuts had to be made to make the business more

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This article is correct at 09/04/2013

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Jeffrey Greene
McCann FitzGerald

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