Employment Law Precedents - How Transfer of Undertakings Can Go Wrong

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 16 April 2013
Patrice O'Keeffe
Comyn Keller Tobin
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Today’s article looks Gary Treacy v Irish Packaging Recycling Limited [2013] IEHC41, a recent High Court case concerning a transfer of an undertaking:

Case Name And Reference: Gary Treacy –v- Irish Packaging Recycling Limited [2013] IEHC41

Court/Tribunal: High Court.

Jurisdiction: European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003

Subject Matter: How transfer of undertakings can go wrong.


The Plaintiff, Mr. Gary Treacy commenced work for Greyhound Recycling and Recovery in and around September 2008 as a Business Manager. He continued his employment within the Greyhound group until the 1st of August 2011, when a new Contract of Employment issued.

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Patrice O'Keeffe
Comyn Keller Tobin

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