Eversheds Review of Recent EAT Decision: Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 12 February 2013
Joanne Hyde
Issues covered:

Case Name: Padraic Callinan v Roadstone Wood Limited (UD2170/2010).

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy


The respondent company supplies ready-mix concrete products and other architectural products to the building industry. The company is unionised and deals with a number of Trade Unions, primarily SIPTU. An agreement has been in place between the company and trade unions since January 1985 (the “Agreement”). The purpose of the Agreement is to set out the terms and conditions of employment and to promote peaceful labour relations in the interest of the company, its employees and the trade unions.

The claimant

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