Trinity College v Moss [2012]

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

This case concerned an appeal to the Labour Court from a decision of a Rights Commissioner that the complainant’s complaint failed because she was no longer a fixed-term employee within the meaning of the Act. It was agreed that she had worked for the respondent university from October 1996 to September 2006, under a series of successive fixed-term contracts. Accordingly, she was appointed to a contract of indefinite duration, as a lecturer in the History of Art, effective from October 1st, 2006. This contract however provided that ‘this employment is supported by income which accrues to the

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This article is correct at 09/05/2012

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