Robinson v Portview Fit-Out Limited [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Redundancy; Policies and Procedures; Alternative Work

The claimant was employed by the respondents as a system manager.  He had been in that position for six years.  The unfair dismissal claim arose when there was a restructuring of the business. 

In 2017, the claimant was in charge of health and safety, quality environmental business continuity and information security and pre-qualification questionnaires. The respondent sought to restructure, proposing the three sections having separate managers. It was at this point that the threat of redundancy was then pointed out to the claimant alongside those who worked in his department.

In the restructuring process, the claimant was invited to a consultation meeting where he was given

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This article is correct at 29/05/2019

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