High Court under the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 (‘the 2012 Act’)

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 20 April 2015
Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court
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Mulholland v QED Recruitment Limited [2015] IEHC 151


This is the first decision of the High Court under the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 (‘the 2012 Act’). The matter came before the High Court by way of an appeal on a point of law from a determination of the Labour Court. Both the Rights Commissioner, at first instance, and the Labour Court, on appeal, had found that Mr Mulholland’s complaints under the 2012 Act were not well-founded.

The following propositions can be inferred from the judgment delivered by the President of the High Court, Kearns P:

(i) a claimant under the 2012 Act must establish that a contractual term,

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Alan Haugh BL
Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court

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