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Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services Limited v O’Riordan [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    WTC 12/148, Determination No. DWT 12170
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997; Advance Notice of Working Hours

Section 17 (1) of the OWT Act obliges an employer, where neither a contract of employment or other agreement specifies the normal or regular starting and finishing times of work, to provide an employee with at least 24 hours' notice of such times before the day or days concerned. Section 17 (2) provides for a similar 24 hour notice obligation where the employer proposes that an employee work additional (or overtime) hours. Finally, Section 17 (4) allows an employer, where circumstances arise that could not reasonably have been foreseen, to alter the hours of work set out in the relevant

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