Last Bus Ltd v Raul Bhima [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    RPD2311
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Redundancy – Offer of employment – Fact of Dismissal

Background:  

The Complainant was employed by a bus operator as a bus driver for a parking shuttle at Dublin Airport. When the COVID-19 pandemic arose, this business was severely affected, and in October 2020 the Complainant was laid off from his employment. On 6 April 2021, a representative of the Respondent advised the Complainant in writing that his former employer had ceased trading, and that an associated company, Citibus, wished to engage the Complainant in alternative employment.

The Complainant alleged this offer indicated a termination of his employment with his employer. He alleged the Respondent’s offer of employment was so significantly different and less favourable

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This article is correct at 24/10/2023
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