Fitzpatrick v Thermo Transfer Ribbons Ltd

 
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EMPLOYMENT APPEALS TRIBUNAL

CASE NO. RP780/2013

APPEAL OF:
Kevin Fitzpatrick
and
Thermo Transfer Ribbons Limited under
Representation:

Appellant: The appellant in person

Respondent: No appearance by or on behalf of the respondent

1

There was no appearance by or on behalf of the respondent and the Tribunal is satisfied that they were properly notified of the hearing.

Appellant's case
2

The appellant stated that he commenced employment with the respondent on 1st June 2000. The business closed down on 22nd February 2013. At the time of termination of employment the appellant was being paid €781.92 gross per week. The appellant did not receive any payment from the respondent in respect of a lump sum redundancy payment.

Determination
3

Having considered the uncontested evidence of the appellant the Tribunal awards him a lump sum redundancy payment under the Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007 based on the following criteria.

DOB

Commencement Date

1st June 2000

Date notice received

N/A

Termination date

22nd February 2013

Gross pay

€781.92 per week

4

This award is made subject to the claimant having been in insurable employment, during the relevant period, in accordance with the Social Welfare Acts.

5

It should be noted that any payment made through the Social Insurance Fund is calculated based on maximum earnings of €600.00...

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