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