Johnny Beggs v Skerries Harps GAA Club [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy; Procedural flaws

The Complainant’s employment commenced on the 11th of March 2013 and his employment was terminated on the 25th of June 2021. The Respondent stated the reason was due to redundancy, however, the Complainant alleges his selection for redundancy was unfair. 

The Complainant was appointed as a Club Games Coach on or about the 1st of March 2017. In May 2021, the Complainant was informed his role was at risk, arising from financial difficulties created by Covid-19.  A consultation meeting took place and in attendance was the Chair and Executive member, Anthony Weldon. These two members were appointed by the club committee to oversee the review and act as the primary contacts during

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