An Industrial Manager v A Cleaning Contractor [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Wages Act; Burden of proof; Deduction for act or omission of the employee

This is a complaint pursuant to the Payment of Wages Act.  The complainant worked for the respondent between the 14th of June to 18th of November 2019 as an Industrial Manager and also looked after office cleaning. He was paid €2,900 per month.  He claims outstanding pay and commission earned in October and November 2019, which ought to have been paid to him on the 8th of December 2019. The respondent denies the claim and asserts that the Complaint owed the Respondent monies for withholding and damage to company property.

The Complainant commenced employment as an Industrial Manager and from September 2019, he also looked after the office cleaning. He started to work longer hours,

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This article is correct at 31/03/2021

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