Jennifer Mackey v Skycrest ltd t/a Alex Findlater and the George Hotel [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time
Issues covered: Organisation of Working Time Act; Penalisation

The Complainant brought a case against the Respondent after she had been allegedly penalised by her employer for asserting her rights under the Organisation of Working Time Act.

The Complainant worked as a Pastry Chef for 3 years on a 40 hour week from the 8th of January 2018.  She generally worked five days on and two days off.  Following a period of layoff due to Covid, she returned to work in late November 2020.  Three days after she returned, she received her roster for the following week which had the usual hours on it.  Shortly after receiving the roster, the Complainant received a phone call from the Head Chef who complained that they needed someone reliable to

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This article is correct at 11/11/2021

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