Emma Doyle v Annie’s Corner Ltd. [2024]

  • Decision Number
    ADJ-00047228
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Probation
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal – Continuity of Employment - Probation

Background:

The Complainant was employed as a waitress at the Respondent coffee shop from 6 August 2020 on a part-time basis alongside the Complainant’s university studies, receiving €12 an hour. In March 2023 the Complainant asked for time off of the roster to prepare for her final exams, which was granted by the Respondent, and the Complainant returned to the roster on 18 May 2023. The Complainant then asked for two days off, from 23-34 July 2023, to prepare for an interview for a master’s degree program. In reply the Respondent sent the Complainant a text advising her that “Your availability is so limited that I don’t think I have a position for you anymore.” The Respondent also alleged

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This article is correct at 26/03/2024
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