Dáil Éireann - Volume 363 - 12 February, 1986

Written Answers. - Redundancy Payments.

120. Mr. Taylor asked the Minister for Labour the reason for the delay in giving a decision on the redundancy payment application of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin, if a decision can be given quickly in view of his need; and when this decision can be expected.

Minister for Labour (Mr. Quinn): I understand that the decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in this case was issued to the parties concerned on 7 February 1986. I understand further that the tribunal found in favour of the person concerned. He should now request payment of his redundancy lump sum from his former employer. If the employer fails to pay him the lump sum within a reasonable time, he should apply to the redundancy payments section of my Department on the prescribed form to have the lump sum paid to him direct from the Redundancy and Employers' Insolvency Fund.

121. Mr. Aylward asked the Minister for Labour the amount of redundancy moneys paid to the employees of Clover Meats Limited, Waterford, in 1985 following the closure of the plant; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Labour (Mr. Quinn): The amount of statutory redundancy lump sums paid from the Redundancy and Employers' Insolvency Fund to the employees of Clover Meats Limited, Christendom, Ferrybank, Waterford, following the closure of this plant in 1985 was £1,330,772.78.