Ion Lipsuic v Northway Personnel Ltd [2024]

  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Redundancy; Suitable offer of alternative employment

Summary Sentence:

The Complainant succeeded in proving the offers made to him by the Respondent of alternative employment following his role being made redundant were not suitable and therefore the Complainant was entitled to a redundancy payment.


The Complainantis a worker in the construction trade and was employed by the Respondent, an employment agency which provides construction personnel. The Respondent assigned the Complainant to a client near the Complainant’s home and the Complainant worked there for approximately three years, but after the project ended the Complainant was placed on temporary lay-off. After four consecutive weeks of temporary lay-off the Complainant

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This article is correct at 29/05/2024

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