A Driver v A Meat Company Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyWorkplace Relations Commission (WRC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Working Time
The Complainant was employed by the Respondent to deliver meat products to the Respondent’s customers. On the 22nd of December, the Complainant was required to make more deliveries than what had been scheduled for him. He then asked the owner of the company if he would be paid overtime. The Respondent informed him that it was Christmas time and it was busy period. The Respondent then told him to either pick up the pallets or give him the keys of the lorry. He said that the owner then demanded the keys of the lorry and told him to leave the depot.
The Complainant said he went to the factory on Monday the 24th of December to find out from the Manager if he still had a job. He spoke to the
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