Technician v Education Provider [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00028675
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Appropriate pay grade; Payment of Wages Act; Industrial Relations Act

The Complainant in this case was appointed in March 2008. Some years later, he found that other technicians were appointed to a higher starting point and received retrospection back to when they started. He raised the issue as a grievance and in 2018, management agreed to pay him another increment but with six months retrospection, which he rejected.

In 2019, the Complainant referred a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission under the Payment of Wages Act where the Adjudication Officer decided that that the Complainant ‘was in receipt of the remuneration properly payable to him and consequently no unlawful deduction was made from his salary’. The Complainant then referred a dispute

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This article is correct at 18/03/2021
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