DMR Transport Ltd v Majchrzak [2014]

  • Case Reference
    DWT1416 IRLC
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Finishing Times; Task and Finish

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

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This article is correct at 02/12/2015
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