The Maersk Company (Ireland) Limited v A Worker [2014]

  • Case Reference
    IRLC AD141
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts 1946 to 1990; Enhanced redundancy terms; Custom & Practice

This case concerns a dispute between a worker and management regarding enhanced redundancy terms. The worker was seeking 6 weeks' pay per year of service inclusive of statutory entitlements with no cap. However, management contended that the worker was entitled to 4 weeks' pay per year of service capped at 12 years of service in accordance with their policies and procedures. 

The matter was referred to the Rights Commissioner for investigation who concluded in favour of management. The employee appealed this recommendation and the case was passed to the Labour Court. 

The employee

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This article is correct at 07/02/2014
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