A Legal Executive v A Solicitor [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Working Time, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Wages Act; Organisation of Working Time Act; Sick Leave

The Complainant commenced employment as a Legal Executive with the Respondent in June 2007. The Complainant earned a net salary of €500 per week but never received any payslips. In July 2016, the Complainant went on sick leave and resigned in January 2019.

The Complainant was not furnished with a written contract of employment before going off sick, but was provided a contract of employment while she was on sick leave which she did not sign, as the terms and conditions did not adequately reflect her working practices in her opinion. The Complainant submitted that she was entitled to annual leave allowances whilst on certified sick leave. The Complainant further submitted that the Respondent

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This article is correct at 12/12/2019

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