Employee v Employer [2014]

  • Case Reference
    IREAT UD2293/2011
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Ill health dismissal; PHI

The claimant was made redundant. He had been a Client Services Supervisor in a firm that owns and sells outdoor media space. However, he argued two other employees should have been considered in the redundancy pool. The claimant was off sick due to an accident at work at the time he was made redundant. The effect of the termination was that he was not actually assessed for the company’s permanent health insurance scheme which would have resulted in him receiving 2/3 of his income at no cost to the company.

The employer argued that because of the drop in business the level of work was impacted

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This article is correct at 21/02/2014
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