An Employee v A Local Authority [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Act; Protection of Employees (Fixed-term Work Act); Contract of Indefinite Duration

The Complainant commenced work as a Temporary Clerk of Works with the Respondent in 2002. Having taken into account his relevant background experience, skills and qualifications, he was appointed on the 5th point of their salary scale. From May 2002 until June 2006, the Complainant received ten temporary contracts from the Respondent. He then received a further two Fixed Purpose Contracts. In total, the Complainant received 12 contracts during the period 2000 and 2009. Each contract was for a duration of six months until the Complainant received the second Fixed Purpose Contract in June 2007.  The Complainant continued to be employed by the Respondent under this contract until receipt

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This article is correct at 27/09/2019

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