Dublin Institute of Technology and Scott (FTC/14/16, Determination No.FTD 1417)

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTC/14/16, Determination No.FTD 1417
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Dismissal; Loss of Earnings; Temporary Worker

In this case the respondent employer appealed to the Court a decision of a Rights Commissioner (RC) that upheld the claim of the complainant employee and ordered that he be entitled to a contract of indefinite duration (i.e. permanency) and that he be reinstated and compensated for his loss of earnings since his dismissal took place. 

The complainant began work with the respondent as a temporary clerical officer employed on a specified purpose contract to cover a staff member’s secondment in February 2007. This contract stated that when this acting post finishes, your contract will cease.

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This article is correct at 01/12/2015
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