A Restaurant Supervisor v A Bar and Restaurant [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

The Complainant was hired as a Supervisor for the Respondent company on a 39-hour contract. He commenced the contract on the 26th of March 2018. Due to various reasons such as lack of staff and problems with suppliers for the restaurant, the Complainant was required to work for a tremendous number of hours. He was reassured by the Respondent’s Director that he would get time in lieu or extra holidays for any overtime he did. 

The Complainant submitted that due to the lack of qualified personnel he would have to cover various positions within the restaurant such as the Kitchen Porter and the Cleaner. The Complainant spent approximately 2 hours per day travelling to work. On one

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