Review of Recent NI Tribunal Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 27 July 2010
Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors
Issues covered:

Highlights this time around are two cases that deal with redundancy:

1. Redundancy – the extent of the Polkey defence
2. Redundancy – selection criteria and religious discrimination

1. Emma McGuigan –v- FGSC McClure Waters (6272/09) decision issued 5th July 2010

Redundancy – the extent of the Polkey defence

This is a case of unfair dismissal and discrimination on the grounds of gender and sexual orientation. The Claimant was employed as a manager for the accountancy firm FCS McClure Waters and she was selected for redundancy without recourse to the Statutory Dismissal Procedures.

The Claimant was called to a meeting on Monday 12th January 2009 and

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Maxine Orr
Worthingtons Solicitors

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