Waterways Ireland v Services Industrial Professional Technical Union [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21021

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] ILCR Recommendation No. LCR21021
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures, Leave & Absence
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1990; Section 26(1), Industrial Relations Act, 1990; Breach of Agreement re Public Holiday Working

This case concerned a claim that an agreement between the parties relating to working on public holidays was breached. The Court accepted that the employer mistakenly thought they had brought a change under the agreement. As subsequent ambiguity must be interpreted against the party who drafted the Agreement, i.e. the employer, the Union’s interpretation was preferred.
https://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/Cases/2015/August/LCR21021.html 

This article is correct at 09/11/2015
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