Darragh O’Farrell v Campbell Catering Limited t/a Aramark Ireland [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Working Time
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Organisation of Working Time Act; Redundancy

The Complainant was employed as a General Manager for the Respondent between the 14th of August 2017 and the 26th of June 2020. He was made redundant during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Complainant asserted that his dismissal was unfair. The Respondent asserted that his role was redundant. 

The Respondent outlined that it is a specialist outdoor catering provider and part of the Respondent group. The business collapsed in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Complainant was employed as general manager and managed a team of 100 for large sporting events. In that year, the Respondent entity only provided catering to two small events, which incurred losses. The Respondent

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This article is correct at 31/05/2022

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