EMPLOYMENT APPEALS TRIBUNAL
APPEAL(S) OF: CASE NO.
Employee – appellant RP49/2012
Employer – respondent
REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS ACTS, 1967 TO 2007
MINIMUM NOTICE AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT ACTS, 1973 TO 2005
I certify that the Tribunal
(Division of Tribunal)
Chairman: Ms O. Madden B.L.
Members: Mr M. Carr
Mr. J. Dorney
heard this appeal at Dublin on 25th September 2013
Appellant(s): In person
Respondent(s): No appearance by or on behalf of the appointed Liquidator
The decision of the Tribunal was as follows:-
There was no appearance by or representation on behalf of the Liquidator of the respondent company. The Tribunal is satisfied that the Liquidator was on notice of the hearing. The appellant gave evidence that he was given a letter on arrival at his workplace on 16th November 2011. The letter stated that due to trading difficulties his employment would terminate that day. The appellant was not paid in lieu of notice.
Having heard the uncontested in this case the Tribunal find the appellant’s employment with the respondent was terminated by reason of redundancy.
Accordingly the appeal under the Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007 is allowed and the appellant is awarded a statutory lump sum under those Acts and based on the following:
Date of Birth: 15th March 1975
Date of Commencement: 1st October 2009
Date of Termination: 16 November 2011
Gross Weekly Wage: €474.00
This award is subject to the appellant having been in insurable employment under the Social Welfare Acts during the relevant period.
Loss having been established the Tribunal awards the sum of €948.00 (nine hundred and forty-eight euro), this being two weeks’ gross wages, under the Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts, 1973 to 2005.
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Employment Appeals Tribunal