National University of Ireland Galway v John F Cunningham [2015] ILCR

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    FTD156
  • Decision Number
    FTD156
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; S. 15 (1), Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act, 2003; Statutory Time Limits

This case concerned the employment status of an employee. Strictly speaking the complaint was statute barred as the alleged incidents occurred outside the prescribed six month limit. However the Court held that in cases of a continuing breach of the Complainant’s statutory rights may be upheld:

http://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/Cases/2015/April/FTD156.html 

This article is correct at 15/05/2015
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