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 (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures
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.

This article is correct at 09/11/2015

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