A HR Officer v A Recruitment Agency [2020]

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    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
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Issues covered: Redundancy Payments Act, 1967

The Complainant was employed by a recruitment agency as a HR Generalist and was in continuous employment with a client organisation from September 2017 until December 2019. The Complainant was informed by her line manager (client organisation employee) that they had not gained approval for the retention of her services and that they would not require her services after 31st December 2019.

The Complainant contended that she was employed by the same employer for over 104 weeks between September 2017 and December 2019 and she was not replaced in her role within the client organisation when her contract ceased. Therefore, the Complainant maintained that she is entitled to receive a redundancy

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This article is correct at 25/03/2020

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