Review of Recent EAT Decision: Unfair Dismissal, Independent Contractor or Employee

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law Articles ROI on 28 November 2012
David Fagan
Business Legal
Issues covered:

Case Name: Eamonn McCotter v Quinn Insurance (In Administration) (UD 242/2011)

Legislation: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007; Redundancy Payments Acts, 1967 to 2007

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Unfair Dismissal, Independent Contractor or Employee


The claimant carried out work as a Regional Claims Manager under a Service Contract and Agreement for the provision of Insurance Investigation and Settlement Services for the respondent. A Clause of the claimant’s contract, which referred to the claimant as “the Contractor”, provided that he would not be prevented or restricted, by virtue of his relationship with the respondent, from providing services to any other clients, subject to

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