Co-op Agri Source Limited T/A Associated Trading Co-ops v Patricia Moran [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Contracts of Employment, Flexible Working
Issues covered: Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2014; Redundancy; Relocation

This case involved a claim that the complainant was entitled to a redundancy lump sum payment from the respondent. The complainant claimed that she was made redundant when the respondent employer moved to offices located 10 kilometres from the original place of work. She claimed that the change of location made it impossible for her to fulfil her contract.

The respondent claimed that the complainant had been kept updated at all times as to the proposed location etc. and her role continued to exist with the same terms and conditions of employment. After the new office lease was signed the complainant sought redundancy. In response, the respondents offered to examine her hours of employment

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This article is correct at 07/06/2017

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