Assistant National Director v Health Service Provider [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Acts; Additional Responsibilities; Pay Grade

This case came before the Adjudication Officer as a result of a dispute over the Complainant’s pay grade. The Complainant was employed at a senior level as an Assistant National Director specialist in Public Health Medicine since 2005. In May 2016, he was asked to take on a Director role in addition to his existing duties and he filled this role until July 2019. The Director role attracted an allowance of €50,000. As well as this significant role, the Complainant had also taken on many other responsibilities on top of his original role. 

Despite the extra responsibilities, the Employer never sought to review the Complainant’s grade. The Complainant submitted that he raised this issue

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This article is correct at 10/02/2021

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