Roy Robert Hillerby v Castle Engineering & Construction Company Ltd [2017]

  • Case Reference
    2768/16
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation
Issues covered: Redundancy Selection; Objective and Subjective Criteria

The claimant worked as a security guard for the respondent which provides security services for the Belfast Telegraph. In 2015, the respondent was informed by its client that it would be selling its building and moving to smaller premises.  The implication for the respondent was that the number of security officers would be reduced and redundancies were inevitable.

Staff were asked to reduce hours and were ultimately informed of a redundancy selection process after which the claimant was made redundant. The respondent adopted both ‘objective’ and ‘subjective’ criteria and the claimant

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This article is correct at 30/06/2017
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