Glanbia Consumer Foods v Services Industrial Professional Technical Union [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21253
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 20(1), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Red-circling; Pay Parity

This case concerned a claim by the Plaintiffs for pay parity with a number of employees who are paid red-circled rates of pay. The Court acknowledged that the use of red-circling is not unusual in resolving industrial disputes. The Court felt that as these arrangements are usually introduced due to a change of position of the relevant parties it did not justify similar treatment for the other employees in this instance.

This article is correct at 28/07/2016

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