HSE West v A Worker [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; S. 13 (9), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Travel Expenses; Redeployment

This case concerned an appeal of the Rights Commissioner’s recommendation. The Court affirmed that employers, where expressly provided in contract, have the prerogative to assign work as seen appropriate. The Court modified the Rights Commissioner’s recommendation slightly by requiring travel expenses to be paid according to established regulations.


This article is correct at 15/05/2015

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