Review of Recent EAT Decision: Misconduct and Disentitlement from Redundancy

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 10 June 2011
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Jonathon McCormack v Fresh Choice Foods Ltd (RP 2650/2009 UD 2317/2009)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997-2007, Redundancy Payments Acts 1967-2007

Subject Matter: Misconduct and Disentitlement from Redundancy


The claimant’s employment was terminated on 11 March 2009. He lodged his claim outside of the 6 month time limit imposed under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2007. The Tribunal deemed that there were no exceptional circumstances under which to extend this time limit thereby they decided that they did not have jurisdiction to hear the case.

The Tribunal then heard the case under the Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007. The claimant said that in December 2008,

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