Carlow County Council v McSweeney [2012]

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTC/10/41
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: The Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003; Unfair Dismissal

The complainant in this case worked under a series of fixed-term contracts from 11th July 2005 to 18th February 2010 when her employment terminated. Initially, the complainant was employed as a temporary clerical worker to replace staff on sick leave and to provide administrative assistance, and her contracts were short in duration, culminating in a six month contract from 3rd July 2006 to 31st December 2006. There was then a gap of some seven weeks until 19th February 2007 when she was offered a three year contract to replace an employee on secondment which she duly served. The outcome of

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This article is correct at 09/05/2012
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