Gerard Mulqueen v Prometric Ireland Ltd T/A Prometric [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EAT UD1259/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal

The respondent operates computerised testing centres and provides a theory test for learner drivers. The claimant was employed there as a mobile driver tester in Cork. 

The company decided to take action to control costs following a decrease in the business and looked to change their cost structure. Employees were kept informed of any changes through employee representatives. The claimant however, claims that he never received any communication from the employee forum and was only informed of the redundancy process at a later meeting. 

Following a review period, in which alternatives to redundancies were suggested, like reduced work hours of all employees, a decision was made to

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