Desmond McGuire v Sleedagh Farms Limited [2014]

  • Case Reference
    1233
  • Decision Number
    UD1320/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy

A preliminary issue was addressed by the Tribunal, namely that the respondent claimed that the Tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear the claim for unfair dismissal. This was based on the belief that the claimant had already received a recommendation from the Rights Commissioner on the same issue. However, the Tribunal held that the claim in before the Rights Commission related to his entitlement to an enhanced redundancy payment and as such they were not prohibited from hearing the claim for unfair dismissal.

The claimant was a butcher working for the respondent company which initially

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This article is correct at 19/09/2014
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