DMR Transport Ltd v Majchrzak Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceDWT1416 IRLC
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWorking Time
The claimant in this case alleged several breaches of the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 and this case was an appeal by the respondent employer against a Rights Commissioner's award of €2,000. It transpired that the Labour Court almost doubled that award after itemising every breach of the Act.
The case is worth a read if you are concerned with variable hours. For example, in relation to Section 17 of the Act - Provision of information in relation to working time - the Labour Court found that the respondent could not be in breach and could not have provided the Claimant a statement specifying his finishing time because it applied a ‘task and finish’ rule to the amount of work
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