St Mary’s Aid v Devlin [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Fixed Term Contract

The claimant in this case was first employed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the respondent on 28th February 2011, under a fixed-term contract for 12 months. The respondent subsequently had some concerns about the claimant’s management style during the performance of this contract, a review was undertaken and a meeting was held with her to communicate how the respondent wanted her to perform her duties. She was then informed that her contract was to be renewed for a further six months when the first one expired. The principal reason for this renewal appears to have been the desire to monitor her adherence to the requirements identified in the review. However, in fact, no further written

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This article is correct at 25/10/2013

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