An Apprentice v A Construction Company Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation, Contracts of Employment, Pay and Conditions of Employment
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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