Sligo County Council v Irish Municipal, Public and Civil Trade Union [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Policies and Procedures, Pay
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 90; S. 26 (1), Industrial Relations Act, 1990; Travel Allowances; Public Services Agreement

This case involved a dispute relating to the replacement of employees’ fixed sum travel allowances with standard travel rates. The Council failed to utilise the established dispute resolution procedures to alter the arrangement. The Court’s recommendation has implications for other Local Authorities. 

This article is correct at 15/05/2015

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