An Apprentice v A Construction Company [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00029367
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Redundancy Payments; Length of Service’; Employment Transfer

The Complainant had been employed by the Respondent on the 19th of April 2017 as an Apprentice. In December 2019, the Complainant transferred to a different employer and the Respondent, in due course went into liquidation in February 2020. The Complainant claimed that he was entitled to a redundancy payment.

The Complainant stated that his transfer to the second employer was by way of a loan, or temporary arrangement. The Complainant stated that in early December 2019, he sought and received confirmation of this from a company director.

The Respondent submitted that the Complainant was legally and formally transferred to the second employer.

The Adjudication Officer highlighted that the

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This article is correct at 08/06/2021
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