A Manufacturing Engineer v A Medical Devices Company

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Absence and Sickness, Discrimination, Pay
Issues covered: Section 6 of the Payment of Wages Act, 1991; Section 77 of the Employment Equality Act, 1998; Discrimination on the Disability Ground; Work-related Stress

The Complainant was employed as a Manufacturing Engineer in a large Medical Devices company. He worked a 39-hour week in return for a monthly payment of €4,180.78 per month. The Complainant had commenced work in February 2002 and resigned his position in March 2018 while on long term sick leave. In his evidence, the Complainant explained that he usually received a bonus payment which ranged between 8% and 12.5% annually. The annual calculation of the bonus was unfavourably reduced in the 2016 calculation and an illegal deduction was made to the Complainant’s award of €4,300 in March 2017. 

The Complainant had raised an extensive grievance dated the 4th of May 2017 which addressed this

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This article is correct at 11/03/2019

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