Waterford City and County Council v A Worker [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Collective and Trade Union Issues, Policies and Procedures, Grievance and Dispute Resolution
Issues covered: Industrial Relations Act; Unfair Treatment; Penalisation

This matter came before the Labour Court as a double appeal lodged by Waterford County Council and SIPTU, who acted on behalf of the worker. The appeal was lodged on foot of a recommendation handed down by an Adjudication Officer in the Workplace Relations Commission, who found that the worker was treated unfairly when he was unilaterally transferred to another work location, and as a result of delays in completing his formal grievance. The Adjudication Officer recommended that the Employer implement the findings of the Appeal report and that the worker receive €7,000 in compensation in settlement of the dispute.

SIPTU, who acted on behalf of the worker, appealed that recommendation on the

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This article is correct at 25/04/2022

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