Waterford City Council v A Worker [2012]

  • Case Reference
    FTC/12/13, Determination No FTD 1235
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Fixed- Term Contract; Non-renewal

This case again concerned an appeal by a respondent employer against a decision of a Rights Commissioner (RC) which found in favour of the claimant employee. The claimant commenced employment as a Resident Engineer (Civil) with the respondent on August 16th 2006 on a fixed purpose contract. Clause 3 of this contract stated that the claimant’s employment was for the purposes of ‘Phase II of the Waterford Main Drainage Scheme’. Clause 5 in turn provided that the claimant’s employment would cease ‘on the date of issue of Certificate of Substantial Completion of the Design Build Operate (Contract

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This article is correct at 02/11/2012
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