Cosgrave Transport (Limerick) Limited v Mariusz Bonczak [2015] ILCR RTD158

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; European Communities (Road Transport) (Organisation of Working Time of Persons Performing Mobile Transport Activities) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 36/2012); Minimum Wage; OWTA

This case concerned the alleged breach of the minimum hourly working rate by the employer. The case focussed on whether the period spent waiting for the truck to be loaded and/or unloaded is considered working time under the Act. The Court held that this period was considered as such as the employee was available for work and the client’s premises is accordingly a place of employment for the worker. 

This article is correct at 27/11/2015

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