Magna International Autolaunch Ireland Limited v Colman Curran [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Policies and Procedures, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Wages – Workplace Injury – Sick Leave Policy – New Policy Introduction


The Complainant appealed the initial Adjudication Officer decision of his complaint to the Labour Court. The Complainant claimed that he was seriously injured in an unprovoked assault by a co-worker while at work on 25 June 2021. The Complainant suffered a deviated septum, a concussion, and injuries to his neck and right hand as a result of the assault, and therefore was certified unfit for work from the date of the assault until 24 September 2021, when his employment ended due to the Complainant’s resignation. The Complainant was not paid by his employer, the Respondent, in full for that period of absence. The Complainant alleged that full payment for absences was a custom and

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