Review of Recent EAT Decision: Selection Criteria for Redundancy

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 11 April 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Today's EAT review concerns the case of Lukasz Kowalik against the recommendation of the Rights Commissioner in the case of: Vincent Power (UD 1120/2010). It examines the criteria for selection in a redundancy situation and highlights the importance for employers of using selection criteria which are reasonable, objective and are applied in a fair manner.

Case Name: Lukasz Kowalik against the recommendation of the Rights Commissioner in the case of: Vincent Power (UD 1120/2010)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Payment of Wages Act, 1991

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter:
Selection criteria for redundancy


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