The Department and its predecessors have defended 28 claims for the financial years 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09, some of which were for multiple reasons.
The reasons cited in the claims filed were:
Breach of contract
Unfair selection for redundancy.
Of the 28 claims:
Two claims are still outstanding
14 claims were withdrawn
Eight claims were found in favour of the Department
Four claims were upheld by the tribunal.
Information for 2005-06 and 2006-07 financial years could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Further details on the above cases are suppressed on grounds of confidentiality.