Ballinalard Transport v Jakimavicius
Case ReferenceWTC/19/90, Determination No DWT 1531
Legal BodyLabour Court
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWorking Time and Leave, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The complainant in this case alleged a number of breaches of the working time legislation concerning his entitlements to paid annual leave and public holidays.
Although his complaint was submitted some eight months after his employment terminated, a Rights Commissioner decided to allow an extension of time under Section 27 (5) of the Act (for reasons that are not explained in the Labour Court appeal decision) and he was awarded €900 in compensation. The respondent employer appealed this decision to the Labour Court. The complainant did not attend the appeal hearings.
It was clear that the
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