Articles & Downloads / 2017 / September

Niall McMullan

Employee’s claim of Victimisation dismissed

19 September 2017

In the recent decision of Shane Hynds v The South Eastern Regional College and Tim McAlister [2017], the College, represented by Worthingtons Solicitors, successfully defended the Claimant’s claims that he had been victimised. The second respondent, Mr. McAllister, Deputy Head of School, was also successful in defending his position. Mr McAlister was represented by his own legal team. Read More

Maxine Orr

Does Holiday Pay include Voluntary Overtime

05 September 2017

In recent years there have been a number of high-profile cases before employment tribunal both in Northern Ireland and in Great Britain concerning how employers should calculate statutory holiday pay for the workers, in particular to what extent variable payments such as commission and overtime should be considered. Read More

Maxine Orr

What factors can be considered when determining redundancy selection?

01 September 2017

Deciding what factors to consider when determining redundancy selection can be a difficult task for employers. In the recent case of Roy Robert Hillerby v Castle Engineering & Construction Company Ltd, the Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal held that employers are entitled to take into consideration a subjective set of criteria. Read More

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