Baranya v Rosderra Irish Meats Group Limited [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 56
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Protected Disclosure

The Complainant commenced employment with Rosderra Irish Meats Group Limited (the Respondent) in October 2000.  In June 2015, Mr Baranya left his employment with the Respondent. He contacted Rosderra shortly afterwards informing them that his plans had not worked out and sought to resume employment with them. The Complainant met with the Respondent’s HR Manager and one of the supervisors, who told him that they were short of staff to do ‘back-scoring’ and that he could start the following week. The Complainant was subsequently dismissed in September 2015.

The Labour Court dismissed the claim that the Complainant had been unfairly dismissed contrary to the Unfair Dismissals Acts as he

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 19/02/2020

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal Island
Legal Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email

View all articles by Legal Island