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Barry & ors v Minister for Agriculture & Food [2015] IESC 63

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IESC 63
  • Legal Body
    Irish Supreme Court (IESC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Employment Relationship; Jurisdiction of the Employment Appeals Tribunal; Barry & ors v Minister for Agriculture & Food [2015] IESC 63; Irish Supreme Court Case

This case concerned the employment relationship between the Applicants and the Respondent. The Supreme Court, setting aside the High Court’s decision, found that the Employment Appeals Tribunal should be allowed determine, based on the facts, whether an employment relationship between the parties existed. The matter was remitted to the EAT for determination - it's third in this long-running case.


McCann Fitzgerald has issued a briefing, well worth a read, reviewing this case:

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This article is correct at 02/10/2015

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