Health Service Executive v McDermott

  • Case Reference
    [2014] IEHC 331
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay and Conditions of Employment, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Contravention; Payment of Wages; Jurisdiction; Time limits to bring a complaint to the Rights Commissioner

FACTS

Mr McDermott is a medical consultant in Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin. He is employed pursuant to a consultant's contract dated 2008. His contract of employment provides for incremental salary increases from 2009 onwards. All parties accept that the salary increases were not paid. The reason why the sums were not paid to Mr McDermott related to the state of the economy and the requirement for a reduction in the overall public sector bill. 

HISTORY OF PROCEEDINGS

On 16th June 2011, Mr McDermott issued a complaint under the Payment of Wages Act 1991 (“the Act”) alleging

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