Challenge to the Workplace Relations Commission’s Adjudication Service – High Court Decision

Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 4 May 2020
Employment Team
Issues covered:

Zalewski V WRC, an Adjudication Officer, Ireland & The Attorney General

High Court judgment, delivered April 21st, 2020.

Background Facts

The Applicant, Mr. Zalewski, sought to have a claim for “unfair dismissal”, under The Unfair Dismissals Act 1977 (UDA1977) and a claim for  “payment of wages in lieu of notice”, under The Payment of Wages Act 1991, determined by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), through the mechanism set out in the Workplace Relations Act 2015 (WRA2015). 

The sequence of events was that there was an initial WRC hearing date, in October 2016, at which the parties appeared in front of an Adjudication Officer (AO). The hearing commenced on the first

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