Tolerance Technologies Limited v Joe Foran [2016]

  • Case Reference
    UDD1638
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Section 9(1), Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2015; Redundancy; Consultation

This appeal concerned the manner in which the Respondent employee was dismissed from his position in the Appellant company. The Respondent claimed that he was informed that he had been selected for redundancy effective immediately, with no consultation, in advance of the decision or any alternatives explored. He had not been afforded a right of appeal or representation in this regard.

The Court accepted that the Respondent's position had become redundant but nonetheless held that the conduct of the Appellant in relation to the dismissal was unreasonable. Accordingly, the Court found that the

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This article is correct at 06/01/2017
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