Adam Brien v Persian Properties [2022]

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

On the 16th of July 2018, the Complainant commenced working as a food and beverage manager in the Respondent’s Davenport Hotel and in the Respondent’s other hotels.  He earned an annual salary of €38,000.  By the end of March 2020, 180 employees had been temporarily laid off and there had been 25 redundancies due to the Covid pandemic.  Of those who remained at work, employees earning salaries over €35,000 were asked to take a 10% pay cut.  

The Complainant was made redundant on the 14th of October 2020.  The Complainant claimed the redundancy of his job was not genuine and his dismissal was unfair, saying the Complainant should have been consulted with about

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This article is correct at 08/09/2022

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