Bruno Patrizzi v The Eden Take Away Limited UD203/2009

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 28 April 2010
David Fagan
Business Legal
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Today's article concerns what can happen when an employee's hours are reduced and the employee considers his/herself to be dismissed under the Unfair Dismissals Acts.

EAT Case

Bruno Patrizzi v The Eden Take Away Limited UD203/2009


The claimant (the employee) worked in the respondent’s (the employer) fast food restaurant from March 2007 until October 2008.

The employee claimed he worked 80 hours per week, had no written contract of employment and never received payslips. The employer rejected each of these claims. The employer provided a copy of both the contract of employment and the payslips.

The employee claimed that his hours were only reduced to 39 hours per week when his brother, a

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David Fagan
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