An Adjunct Lecturer v A Third Level Education facility Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Pay and Conditions of Employment
An Adjunct Lecturer v A Third Level Education facility  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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