Waterford City Council v A Worker [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTC/12/13, Determination No FTD 1235
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    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 5)’. The expected duration of the contract was to be two years and the contract was confirmed by a

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This article is correct at 02/11/2012

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