An Employee v A Technology Company [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: s.8 Unfair Dismissals Act 1977; Unfair Dismissal; Policies and Procedures; Redundancy; Relocation

This decision of an Adjudication Officer concerned the possible relocation of an employee from Dublin to Cork. The complainant worked as a Senior Design Engineer for the respondent company in their Dublin office. The complainant went on maternity leave and during this time she received a relocation offer to move to Cork. She alleged it was during this period that she had been unfairly dismissed.

The complainant requested more details about the relocation and sought an explanation for it. She received a response outlining the reasons but did not receive any information regarding the actual relocation itself. She was told to respond by a certain date with her answer. She was then notified

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This article is correct at 21/06/2017

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