Blue Thunder Fast Foods Limited T/A Blue Thunder v Joanna Oleniacz

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] ILCR Determination No. DWT15124
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Pay
Issues covered: Section 28(1), Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997; Time Limit; Work Breaks; Working Hours; Sunday Premium

This case concerned a number of alleged contraventions of the Act. The relevant time period for the claim was confined to the standard six month period as the Court held that neither the prior relationship between the parties, nor the claimant's ignorance of her legal rights constituted a reasonable excuse for the delay in taking proceedings. However, the respondent failed to provide any reliable records in relation to the complainant's employment, thus the Court found that the complainant's evidence was not rebutted. 

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This article is correct at 11/12/2015

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