Dublin Airport Authority v John Bacon [2020]

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Issues covered: Section 7(1), Payment of Wages Act, 1991; Balance of probability; Unlawful Deductions

This matter came before the Court by way of an appeal brought by the Dublin Airport Authority against a decision of an Adjudication Officer which found in favour of the Respondent, John Bacon. The Respondent alleged that the Appellant failed to pay him the amount of €2,472.10 on the termination of his employment and that failure amounted to an unlawful deduction. The Respondent contended that he should have received four ‘back weeks’ pay upon the conclusion of his employment.

The Appellant submitted that the Respondent, as a result of a collective agreement reached at the end of 2018, was paid two weeks in arrears up to the date of termination of his employment and, in consequence of that

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This article is correct at 16/09/2020

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