Nicole Doyle v Astronomy Ireland [2024]

  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Terms of Employment – Written Contract

Summary Sentence:

The Complainant was successful in showing that she had not received a proper written contract and was awarded four weeks’ wages worth over €2,000.


The Complainant worked for the Respondent organisation as an administrator from 18 July 2022 to 13 February 2023. During this time, the Complainant says she did not receive a contract of employment until she was five months into her role, and that this contract did not provide for all the matters required under law. The Complainant said she asked for this contract on a number of occasions by email and in-person. Due to these failures, the Complainant made three different complaints: (1) that she did not receive a

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This article is correct at 16/05/2024

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