Seclusion Properties Ltd v Kieron O'Donovan [2014]

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    Labour Court (LC)
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    Working Time
Issues covered: sickness absence; annual leave entitlement; doctrine of indirect effect

An employee was off sick for most of the last year of employment and left without returning to work. Was he entitled to receive cessor pay calculated by reference to the period during which he was absent from his employment on sick leave? Are Irish laws on holidays compatible with the EU Directive?

This case was covered in-depth this week by David Fagan, Business Legal, a member of our new Labour and Superior Court Case Law Review Panel:

This article is correct at 23/01/2015

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David Fagan
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