Petkevicius v Goode Concrete Limited (In Receivership) [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Working Time
Issues covered: Payment During Lay-off;


Domantas Petkevicius (“the Appellant”) was employed from November 2005 with the Respondent company as a general operative until he was laid off, and eventually made redundant in December 2009. 

  • 19.08.09 The Appellant was given notice by way of letter of the need to lay him off.
  • 04.09.09 The Appellant was laid off. 
  • 16.12.09 The Appellant was notified that he was being made redundant. He was paid two weeks’ remuneration in lieu of notice and redundancy. The Appellant was not paid any remuneration for the period of the lay-off.
  • 13.10.10 The Appellant brought a complaint under the Payment of Wages Act seeking full pay for the sixteen week lay-off period, claiming custom

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