Cork County Council v Services Industrial Professional Technical Union [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21040

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21040
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Collective and Trade Union Issues
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 26(1), Industrial Relations Act, 1990; Subsistence Allowance

This case concerned a claim for subsistence allowance, as per Revenue allowances, for Outdoor Workers. Such payments are available to employees who are working more than 8km from their base for a minimum of five hours. The court held the employers had correctly applied relevant Circulars and Revenue guidelines. Thus the Claimant was unsuccessful. 

This article is correct at 27/11/2015

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