An Adjunct Lecturer v A Third Level Education facility [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Pay
Issues covered: Sham Redundancy; Consultation; Unfair Dismissal; Terms and Conditions of Employment

An Adjunct Lecturer v A Third Level Education facility [2019] ADJ-00018001

Keywords: Sham Redundancy, Consultation; Unfair Dismissal, Terms and Conditions of Employment

This case illustrates a lack of transparency and inadequacy in the dismissal of an employee. The Complainant was employed on an annual and initially ad hoc basis to teach language and culture for the Respondent. The Complainant was engaged to perform circa 9 hours of lectures per week. After successfully arguing his entitlement to be provided with a contract of indefinite duration, the Complainant was not supplied with a physical contract of employment but rather was referred to an e-mail from the Respondent which confirmed

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This article is correct at 02/05/2019

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