The Minister for Education and Science v The Labour Court & Others [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 429
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Protection of Employees (Part Time Work) Act, 2001; Employment Status

This case concerned the employment status of a part-time playschool teacher in a grant-aided school. The complainant argued that she was treated less favourably than full-time teachers doing comparable work. The High Court found that teachers whose salaries are publicly funded are deemed to be employed by the Minister for Education, thus entitled to redress under the Act. 

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This article is correct at 16/12/2015

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