Ray Walsh v Econocom Digital Finance Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Redundancy; Unfair Dismissal; Sham Redundancy

The Claimant in this case was employed with the Respondent from April 2004, initially as a Sales Executive and then at the time of his dismissal as an Account Manager with a salary of €120,000.  The Complainant’s job was made redundant on the 31st of July 2020 as a result of the closure of the sales operation in the Respondent’s Dublin office. The respondent is an Irish registered company, part of an international provider of finance and IT services to businesses in the private and public sectors.  In 2020, the Irish business had six employees, including the complainant. 

It was the Complainant’s submission that the redundancy was a ‘sham redundancy’.  The Respondent

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This article is correct at 27/01/2022

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