Award of €1,231.44 for Breach of Terms of Employment (Information) Act Against Printing Company Upheld

A Rights Commissioner decision to award €1,231.44 against a printing company is upheld by Employment Appeals Tribunal.

Printing company-registered agreement for 40 years in printing industry-trade unions would not allow contracts of employment-custom and practice-staff handbook furnished to employee in 2010-staff now given contracts-trade unions do not accept them-employee claimed not given a copy of payroll form-company’s payroll sheet does not give place of work-company only has one location-employee confirmed he was given payslips-decision of Rights Commissioner to award €1,231.41 upheld.

Date of published decision: 8th November, 2012

For company: Mr. Noel O Hanrahan, O’Hanrahan Lally solicitors

For employee: Ms Grainne Duggan BL instructed by Ms Maureen Donohue, Anderson & Gallagher solicitors

Read full EAT decision here