John Melia v M & J Gleeson & Company [2014]

  • Case Reference
    1267
  • Decision Number
    ud1569/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: redundancy selection

The respondent is a haulage company and the appellant was employed as a lorry driver for a number of years before being made redundant. The respondent said that it had been required to make redundancies because it had lost a big contract. It said the claimant had been moved from an articulated lorry to a rigid truck for a week as an alternative job, with the same terms, except he was not allowed to drive the rigid truck home. He then left voluntarily, requested redundancy, and took up another post for another firm.

The claimant had a different story and said he did not volunteer for

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This article is correct at 09/01/2015
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