Assets v Labour - Labour Court Decisions on Transfer of Undertakings

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 25 January 2018
Barry Reynolds
DAC Beachcroft
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The European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 implement “TUPE” in Ireland. Appeals of decisions of the Workplace Relations Commission in this area are now within the remit of the Labour Court.  Barry Reynolds analyses key cases which have come before the Labour Court in 2017 and specifically the Court's consideration of whether or not businesses are asset reliant or labour intensive. This is key to the question of whether or not the business "retains its identity" so as to fall within TUPE.

TUPE - Summary

Where TUPE applies it ensures continuity of employment relationships and the protection of affected employees’ rights within a

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Barry Reynolds
DAC Beachcroft

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