Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
    DWT 1467
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Flexible Working
Issues covered: Hours of Work

The complainant in this case was employed by the respondent’s restaurant and bar as a chef between April 2013 and January 2014. As is often common with OWT Act complaints, he alleged that a number of provisions of the legislation had been breached by his employer. In summary, these included:
* Section 11 – The requirement to provided 11 hours daily rest in every 24 hour period
* Section 12 – The requirement to provide minimum rest breaks during working hours
* Section 14 – The obligation to compensate for Sunday work
* Section 17 – The obligation to notify starting and finishing hours of work

His complaints before a Rights Commissioner failed for reasons that are not set out in the appeal

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 18/09/2014

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