Maguire & Jamison v Department for the Economy [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    17435/18
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy and Reorganisation, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Redundancy

The claimants were employed by BOTL Wine and Spirit Merchants Ltd until their contracts were terminated by reason of the insolvency of their employer.  Ms Maguire had been employed from October 2014 and Ms Jamison from October 2016.  

The claimants lodged claims with the Redundancy and Insolvency Payments Service in August 2018 following the insolvency in July 2018.   Both claimants received payments relating to notice pay, holiday pay and arrears.  Ms Maguire also received a redundancy payment.  They both made claims in relation to their annual bonus, which was in their contract of employmentyet this was claim rejected.

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This article is correct at 10/08/2021
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