A Worker v A Retail Company [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    PWD2024
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Section 7(1) Payment of Wages Act; Deductions from Wages

This case was an appeal brought by the Complainant to the Labour Court against the Adjudication Officer’s decision which found that there had not been an unlawful deduction of wages under the terms of the Payment of Wages Act. The Complainant was a Personnel Manager in one of the Respondent’s stores. 

The Complainant was working in the Respondent’s store in a certain location. In 2014, the Respondent undertook a re-organisation, as a result of which it identified a need for fewer roles for Personnel Managers. Various options were offered to existing Personnel Managers including, for a limited period, the option of voluntary severance. The Complainant was not interested in voluntary

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This article is correct at 24/09/2020
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