Gary Treacy v Irish Packaging Recycling Limited [2013]

  • Case Reference
    [2013] IEHC41
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003; Transfer of Undertakings

FACTS

The Plaintiff, Mr. Gary Treacy commenced work for Greyhound Recycling and Recovery in and around September 2008 as a Business Manager. He continued his employment within the Greyhound group until the 1st of August 2011, when a new Contract of Employment issued. His new employer, Greyhound Green Bin was an unlimited company within the same group. The contract was poorly drafted and contradictory throughout. Examples of the contradictions include:

* “Previous employment with Greyhound Recycling and Recovery from the 15th of September 2008 will count as part of your continuous employment

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This article is correct at 16/04/2013
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