Fingal County Council v A Worker [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Recommendation Number: LCR21843
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Recruitment and Selection, Pay
Issues covered: Section 13(9), Industrial Relations Act, 1969; Pay Grade; Vacant Post

This case involved an appeal against the Adjudication Officer’s recommendation. The claimant worked in the Internal Audit Section for the Council as a Senior Staff Officer Grade 6. He claimed that he was entitled to be paid at the Grade 7 pay scale for the period from the 18th of August 2011 until the 15th of February 2016, as he argued that during that period he had carried out the functions of the retired Administrative Officer (who was paid at a Grade 7 level). 

In August 2018, the Adjudication Officer found that the complaint was not well founded. The decision was appealed to the Labour Court. The Worker contended that he was expected to and did take over the duties and

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This article is correct at 07/01/2019

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