Dublin Institute of Technology and Scott (FTC/14/16, Determination No.FTD 1417)Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceFTC/14/16, Determination No.FTD 1417
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment
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. Nonetheless, when the acting post ended around July 2008, he continued to be employed and to
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