Review of Recent Labour Court Decision: Fixed Term Work and More

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 24 January 2011 Issues covered:


This article considers the important Labour Court case of National University of Ireland Maynooth and Buckley (FTC/10/22, Determination No FTD1015, 15th November, 2010). Although this email focuses on fixed-term work and just one case, which as you will see was unusual, it covers many angles of the legislation and jurisprudence in question. Simple, it is not.

We start with a review of the legislation.

First introduced in July 2003 to transpose the EU directive on the rights of fixed term workers agreed by the European social partners, the Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 has caused considerable difficulties for many employers, particularly for publicly funded

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