A Business Director v A Dairy Company [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Sham Redundancy; Breach of Fair Procedures; Allegations of Criminal Conduct

This case revolves around the unfair dismissal of an employee via redundancy.  The Complainant was employed as a Sales Manager for the Respondent Company.  The Complainant alleged that he was dismissed by way of redundancy which he contended was false as his position was not redundant and the role continued after he was dismissed. 

Prior to his dismissal he argued his role became limited and he was frozen out by management. Following his dismissal, his work was taken over by a new employee who was engaged within a short time of his departure.

The Respondent contended that the Complainant’s position was made redundant and fair procedures were followed.  However, the

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This article is correct at 03/04/2019

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