Recent Transfer of Undertakings Cases in Ireland

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 5 March 2015
Breda O'Malley
Hayes Solicitors
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Breda O'Malley, Partner at Hayes Solicitors, Dublin, has written three case summaries of Transfer of Undertakings cases which were recently heard by the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The cases look at issues such as what constitutes a transfer or an economic entity and the impact of the contractual relationship between the transferor and transferee.

1. Michael Brady v. Sinead McNamara [TU36/2014]

This concerned whether the post of Cork County Sheriff could be considered an economic entity for the purposes of the Regulations and if so, whether there had been a relevant transfer.

The Tribunal held that the Office of the Sheriff is not precluded from being an economic entity by reason of

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Breda O'Malley
Hayes Solicitors

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