A Head Chef v A Hotel [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Pay
Issues covered: Organisation of Working Time Act; Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994

The Complainant commenced work with the Respondent in June 2018 as Head Chef and resigned in August 2018. His contract of employment did not comply with the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994. The Complainant did not receive compensation for working on Sundays. The contract given to the Complainant stated weekly working hours of 50 per week which was also in breach of the Organisation of Working Time Act.

The Complainant declined the standard statement of main terms ordinarily offered to employees. The Complainant stated his preference for setting out his own terms in light of the prior professional relationship between Complainant and Respondent. In particular, the Complainant

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This article is correct at 05/03/2020

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