Component Distributors (CD Ireland) Limited v Brigid (Beatrice) Burns [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. TED1812
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Section 8(1), Terms of Employment (Information) Acts, 1994 to 2014; Contract of Employment

This case involved a claim by the complainant that the name of her employer was not set out correctly in her contract of employment and that the details of her breaks were not set out properly. The complainant's solicitor submitted that it was her fundamental right to the entitlements under the Act, deriving from EU law. The respondent submitted that if there were any omissions in the complainant's contract of employment that they were minor or technical in nature and that they had no financial or work consequences for the complainant.

The Court agreed that the word "CD" had been omitted from the contract of employment and upheld that complaint. The Court also upheld in part the complaint

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This article is correct at 23/10/2018

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