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Board of Management of St Joseph’s School for Deaf Boys v Grehan [2015]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 605
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working
Issues covered: Contract of Indefinite Duration (CID)


The recently commenced Workplace Relations Act 2015 has finally removed any remaining rights of full appeal into the civil courts under individual protective employment legislation. 

For example, the right of an employee or an employer to appeal an unfair dismissal finding to the Circuit Court is now gone for new cases brought after October 1st 2015. Instead, an expanded Labour Court will act as the forum for a full appeal from all decisions of Workplace Adjudication Officers, as provided by Section 44 (1) – (3) of the Act. Appeals on a point of law only will lie to the High

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This article is correct at 12/01/2016

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