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 (LC)
  • 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. Nonetheless, when the acting post ended around July 2008, he continued to be employed and to

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 01/12/2015

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal Island
Legal Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email hub@legal-island.com

View all articles by Legal Island