Scoil Dara v McCarthy [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTC/11/64
  • 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 was employed for a total of six years under a series of fixed term contracts to replace an absent teacher who was on leave for a variety of legitimate reasons between 2005 and 2011. The absent teacher taught music in the respondent’s school and the complainant was employed to take up those teaching duties. However, although she taught all the music classes that the absent teacher had done, she was also assigned other classes beyond these. This included ten class periods of Religious Education in 2005/2006, four class periods of Health Education in 2008/2009, two

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This article is correct at 09/05/2012
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