Board of Management of St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys v Grehan

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] IEHC 605, 10/06/2015
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Flexible Working
Issues covered: Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003; Contract of Indefinite Duration; CID; Succession of Fixed Term Contracts

Outside of our regular Labour and Superior Court Case Law Review Panel emails there are many cases that are not written about in depth by the panel and appear as short summaries in our fortnightly review of developments emails. Every once in a while we take a look back and highlight some themes that might have emerged over time. In this regard, we asked panel member Paul Joyce BL to analyse an important High Court case in relation to the Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003.

Paul writes:


The recently commenced Workplace Relations Act 2015 has finally removed any remaining rights of full appeal into the civil courts under individual protective employment

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