Oyinprebi Olobio v Khemraj Odoye t/a OK Consultancy [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Leave
Issues covered: Non-payment of wages; working time; annual leave entitlement; minimum notice and terms of employment


The Respondent provided legal services and employed the Complainant as a Legal Executive from 3rd September 2020 until 28th May 2021.  She commenced on a starting annual salary of €24,000 which was to be increased by 10% from the 1st of January 2021.

The Complainant submitted the 10% increase was stalled owing to the Respondent’s business difficulties. Towards the end of April 2021, on the day her monthly salary was due, the Complainant and the other staff were informed that the business was experiencing financial difficulties and the staff would not be paid that month.  She was also informed that the business was subject to an audit and that the Covid Restrictions

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This article is correct at 15/03/2023

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