Breen v Ardmac Ltd

JurisdictionIreland
CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal (Ireland)
Judgment Date07 April 1999
Judgment citation (vLex)[1999] 4 JIEC 0701
Date07 April 1999

Employment Appeals Tribunal

Breen v Ardmac Ltd

Abstract:

Dismissal - Redundancy - Selection process - Grievance procedure - trading difficulties of respondent

The respondent company suffered from a world wide recession in the semi-conductor sector which resulted in having to make 90 employees redundant. the claimant was among these and the terms for same were set out in employees written terms & conditions of employment. The claimant was informed that he was likely to be made redundant by letter and subsequently another letter confirming this and information on redundancy payments. Claimant claimed that selection process was unfair and there were alternative positions within the company that he could have been offered. The Tribunal determined that a genuine redundancy situation did exist and that the selection...

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