HSE South & Kerry Hospital v LukcoPosted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceWTC/15/19 DETERMINATION NO. DWT1560
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionWorking Time, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The complainant in this case was employed by the respondent as a Non-Consultant Hospital Doctor (NCHD) specialising in Gynaecology and Obstetrics from October 2011 to July 2013. His complaint to a Rights Commissioner (RC) under the working time legislation that the respondent had infringed a number of provisions of the European Communities (Organisation of Working Time) (Activities of Doctors in Training) Regulations, SI 494/2004 related to breaks, rest and hours of work succeeded and he was awarded €3,000 in compensation.
His application to the RC to grant an extension of time in order to enlarge the time period encompassing the respondent’s infringements of the Act failed. He
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