A Bar Manager v A Public House [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Contracts of Employment, Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy; Terms of Employment (Information) Act; TUPE Regulations; Continuity of Employment

The Complainant commenced employment as a Manager in the Respondent’s public house in 1999.   His employment was terminated on the 20th of November 2018, when his previous employer leased the premises to the Respondent. However, in early December 2018, the Complainant decided to come back to work. He was subsequently dismissed by the Respondent in January 2020. The Complainant said that he never received any document in writing setting out the details of his terms and conditions of employment. The Respondent did not dispute this evidence.

Following differences regarding what he considered to be a staff shortage in Christmas 2019, the Complainant threatened to resign. In the end,

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This article is correct at 05/11/2020

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