R and R Mechanical Limited t/a RR Projects v Peter Kiely [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. RPD1813
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Pay
Issues covered: Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2014; Redundancy; Reasonable Offer of Alternative Accommodation

This case involved a claim that the complainant had been made redundant and should be entitled to a redundancy payment under the Act. His employment had terminated on the 14th of November 2016, having been employed in June 2009. The complainant had worked at a single location during the entire period of his employment and it was common case that the respondent company had lost this contract with a client company in late 2016.

Following the loss of the contract, the complainant was laid off for 6 weeks and then was asked to work in Dublin for a 6 week period. The complainant said he could not take up this work and was issued with his P45, despite allegedly not requesting same.

The respondent

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This article is correct at 22/11/2018

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