Review of Recent EAT Decision: Redundancy Selection

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 21 May 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Slattery v Fineos Corporation Limited (UD 874/2010).

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Redundancy Selection


The Claimant commenced employment with the Respondent organisation in 1998 as a software engineer. In 2003, he changed role to a technical consultant and was then promoted to senior technical consultant.

Evidence was adduced that the Respondent needed to make financial cuts amounting to €1.5 million. An Executive Leadership Team was created comprising of senior managers. They commenced a consultation process which invited the employees to give their views on cost cutting measures. Numerous suggestions were proffered and

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