A Commis Chef v A Restaurant [2023]

  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Terms of Employment – Contract not provided – Admission of liability


The Complainant worked for the Respondent from 15 November 2022 to 19 June 2023. On 21 August 2023 the Complainant submitted a complaint to the WRC under the Terms of Notice (Information) Act 1994, alleging he was not provided a statement of his terms of employment in writing. The Respondent accepted this failure and said in evidence that all of its employees hold such a statement, but one was not provided to the Complainant due to an administrative oversight related to the Complainant’s manager being on maternity leave. The Responded said that it has reviewed its policies and contracts of employment to ensure this type of mistake would not be made again.

A dispute arose

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