Trinity Leisure Holdings Limited T/A Trinity City Hotel v Sofija Kolesnik [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Decision No. LCR21377
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety, Contracts of Employment, Working Time and Leave
Issues covered: Section 13(9), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Terms of Written Contract of Employment; Sunday Premium; Language of Safety Statement

This case concerned a number of alleged breaches under a number of employment related Acts. Firstly, the Labour Court acknowledged that the complainant's written contract of employment was not compliant with the 1994 Act. However it held that these breaches were merely technical in nature and did not result in any detriment to the complainant, thus no compensation was awarded.

Secondly, the complainant's written contract did not specify how the Sunday premium element of her remuneration was calculated. The respondent failed to tender any evidence as to how it was calculated, thus the Court

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This article is correct at 13/02/2017

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