William Ivor Williams v Belfast Drain Clearance Service Ltd, t/a Dyno Rod NI and Express Drains and Industrial Cleaning Services (CASE REF: 1655/14)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Redundancy and Reorganisation

The claimant was employed as a General Operative but was subsequently made redundant after almost 3 years working for the respondent. The main issues for the tribunal to deal with were whether the claimant had been unfairly selected for redundancy and also the claimant’s assertion that there was no redundancy situation at the date of his dismissal. 

The claimant, alongside three other colleagues, was invited to a redundancy consultation meeting and he later requested the ‘scores’ given to his other colleagues and complained that he had not been given the opportunity to challenge his own particular rating. He further alleged that the respondent failed to award him scores for other

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This article is correct at 13/02/2015

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