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8 weeks pay award in test case for 750 Debenhams workers for failure to inform and consult in the WRC

June 1, 2023
The recent decision of the WRC provides useful insights and clarifications into the collective redundancy obligations for employers that arise under the Protection of Employment Act 1977 (“the 1977 Act”), which unions should be alert to when dealing with collective redundancy situations. Background The background to this case is well traversed when at the commencement […]

Redundancies, Fair Selection and Equality Issues

July 15, 2020
The recent spate of tech layoffs have highlighted that we are facing uncertain times ahead. We may very well see knock-on effects of the tech slowdown in Ireland in other industries. When a firm is announcing redundancies, it cannot be a one size fits all. This article is an overview of some issues employers need […]