Rawlplug Ireland Ltd v SIPTU [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; Section 26(1) Industrial relations Act 1990; Increase in ex-gratia redundancy payment

The Union sought payments for redundant members in addition to statutory redundancy pay and the employer argued that it could jeopardise the company's operations in Ireland, notwithstanding the union's arguments that worldwide profits were sound. The LC recommended increases in payments but not to the extent sought by the union.

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