When might a fixed term contract be deemed a contract of indefinite duration?

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 11 August 2015
The Employment Team at RDJ
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National University of Ireland Maynooth v Dr Jennifer Wood (Labour Court, Determination No. FTD/1511)


Dr Wood commenced employment with National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) in September 2006. She was engaged on seven written contracts of employment for each academic year thereafter until Dr Wood was made redundant following the completion of her seventh contract on 31st May 2013. For completeness, there was no written contract provided to Dr Wood for the academic year September 2008 to August 2009.  

Dr Wood claimed that she was entitled to a CID “by operation of law” from the 1st September 2010 following the completion of her fourth

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