EMPLOYMENT APPEALS TRIBUNAL
against the recommendation of the Rights Commissioner in the case of:
Othello Guest Houses Limited
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT (INFORMATION) ACT 1994 TO 2012
I certify that the Tribunal
(Division of Tribunal)
Chairman: Ms O. Madden B.L.
Members: Mr J. Goulding
Mr C. Ryan
heard this appeal at Dublin on 25th November 2016
Appellant(s) : Mr Billy Wall, Operative Plasterers & Allied Trades', Society Of Ireland, 9/13 Blackhall Place, Dublin 7
Respondent(s) : In person
The decision of the Tribunal was as follows:
The Parties came before the Tribunal on an employee appeal from a decision of the Rights Commissioner under the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 to 2012 (r-119782-te-11/JT refers). A Right Commissioner correcting order was submitted on the day of hearing amending the respondent name as stated above.
The appellant was employed by the respondent from 20th May 2011 until 6th January 2012. She was not given a statement outlining her terms of employment as required under section 3(1) of the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 to 2012. The respondent accepted that the appellant was not given a statement as per the Act. The Rights Commissioner award of €100 was paid by the respondent but was not cashed by the appellant as a higher award was being sought in this instance.
After considering the evidence adduced the Tribunal varies the Rights Commissioner decision and awards the appellant €200 under the Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994 to 2012 .
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Employment Appeals Tribunal