Diego Barbosa v Lifetimecare Ltd [2024]

  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Payment of Wages; Termination of Employment; End of Trading

Background: The Complainant was employed as a Financial Controller for the Respondent, which provided care assistants to clients. In September 2023 the Respondent’s owner said there had been an issue with pay, and on 5 October 2023 the Respondent’s owner posted a picture of a letter on the company’s WhatsApp group addressing this problem. This letter advised that the Directors of the Respondent decided to cease trading from 5 pm that day. This was due to the Respondent having failed to pay the Revenue Commissioners, which resulted in the Respondent not being able to receive payments from its client for work completed in the prior two months. This resulted in a cash shortfall that left the

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This article is correct at 05/04/2024

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