Kathryn O’Boyle v Temperature Controlled Pharmaceuticals Limited [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    ADJ-000326
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Adjudicator Service (WAS)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Dismissal; Redundancy; Fixed Term Contract; Section 7(2)(c) Unfair Dismissals Act, 1977

The Complainant commenced employment with the Respondent as a Client Relationship Manager on the 10th of April 2019. The position was part time at a rate of pay of €30,000 per annum plus a car allowance. She was engaged on successive written fixed term contracts between the 10th of April 2019 and the 29th of August 2020. The final written contract from June 2020 to the 29th of August 2020 was for a full-time position where her salary increased to €60,000.

There was no further written contract issued for the period 30th of August 2020 to the date of her dismissal. On the 13th of October 2020 she was informed on a teleconference that her employment would be ended on October 30th, 2020. 

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This article is correct at 12/05/2022
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