Statutory Redundancy Payments and Retirement

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 15 February 2016
Alastair Purdy
Purdy Fitzgerald

This article from the Labour and Superior Court Case Law Review Panel is written by Alastair Purdy of Purdy FitzGerald and concerns retirement ages and redundancy, a topic of great importance since the commencement of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 last month. In this article, Alistair suggests that a well-known Irish employment equality case may no longer be good law. 

Alastair writes:

Statutory redundancy payments under the Redundancy Payments Acts 1967-2011 were initially limited to employees between the ages of 16 and 66. This cap was removed by virtue of Section 3 of

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Alastair Purdy
Purdy Fitzgerald

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