Assistant Leisure Centre Manager v A Hotel [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Competing Business; Implied Terms

The Complainant was employed as an Assistant Manager in the Leisure Centre of the Respondent in a full-time capacity since October 2001. In 2009, he was informed that his hours were to be reduced to a 23 and half hour week usually worked over a three-day period. The Complainant stated that he was also involved with the training of sport teams to help supplement his income. The Complainant stated that the Respondent was aware of this and had never raised any concern.

The Complainant was called into a meeting with the Respondent to discuss the gym business that he had set up and was taken aback that the Respondent had an issue with his other project, because it had never been an issue in the

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This article is correct at 15/04/2020

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