Horse Yard Groom v Horse Yard owner [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Pay
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Minimum Notice & Terms of Employment Act

The Complainant was employed as a Groom for the Respondent and had worked in this position from May 2018. The Complainant was one of two Grooms in the yard and worked about 40 hours a week for a gross salary of €480.00. The Complainant informed the court that she was not provided with a Contract of Employment. 

The Complainant had a riding accident in the course of her employment which injured her knee. As a result of the accident she was required to stay out of work for three weeks to recover and on her return to work, she was only able to engage in light duties. 

The Respondent had indicated that he would make a financial contribution towards the expense which might be incurred

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This article is correct at 21/10/2020

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