Rosderra Irish Meats v Services Industrial Professional Technical Union Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionPay and Conditions of Employment
This case concerned a claim that employee wages should be increased by 8% over a 24 month period (made retrospective to February 2016).
The company had undeniably benefited from a pay freeze and cost reduction over the previous eight years. However, the company argued that the proposed wage increase would prove detrimental to the business.
The Court noted the fact that wages had not been altered since 2008 and highlighted that the Court had not been provided by the respondents with a detailed analysis of the alleged negative impact of the proposed pay increase. Accordingly, the Court ordered an increase of 2% to be applied from the 1st January 2017 and a further increase of 2% to be applied
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