Cosy Tots & Co. Ltd V Bernadette Conn [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Pay
Issues covered: Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 2014; Suitable Alternative Employment

In this case, the Respondent appealed the decision of the Adjudication Officer to the Labour Court after the Adjudication Officer ruled in favour of the Complainant. The Complainant, Ms Conn, was employed by Cosy Tots and Company, ‘the Respondent’, as a Cook, in their creche in Nutgrove, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. In June 2019, the Respondent advised the Complainant that they were closing the premises that she worked in. In August 2019, the Respondent wrote to the Complainant to offer her a position in one of their other creches, located in Barrow St., Dublin 2. The Complainant did not consider this alternative to be suitable for her due to increased commuting time and the impact this would

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 04/03/2021

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal Island
Legal Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email

View all articles by Legal Island